Monakow fibers

tractus rubrospinalis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • tractus rubrospinalis — [TA] rubrospinal tract: a group of nerve fibers in the lateral funiculus of the spinal cord, arising in the large cells of the red nucleus of the mesencephalon and terminating predominantly in the cervical region of the spinal cord. Called also… …   Medical dictionary

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