olivocochlear

See o. tract.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Olivocochlear system — The olivocochlear system is a component of the auditory system involved with the descending control of the cochlea. Its nerve fibres, the olivocochlear bundle (OCB), form part of the vestibulocochlear nerve (VIIIth cranial nerve, also known as… …   Wikipedia

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  • bundle — A structure composed of a group of fibers, muscular or nervous; a fasciculus. SYN: fasciculus (3) [TA]. aberrant bundles a group, or groups, of fibers from the corticobulbar or corticonuclear tract, directed to each of the motor …   Medical dictionary

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  • tractus — SYN: tract. [L. a drawing, drawing out, extent, tract, fr. traho, pp. t., to draw] t. anterolaterales SYN: anterolateral system. t. bulboreticulospinalis [TA] SYN: bulboreticulospinal tract. t. caeruleospinalis [TA] SYN: caerulospinal tract. t.… …   Medical dictionary

  • tractus olivocochlearis — [TA] olivocochlear tract: a group of fibers derived from the nucleus of the superior olive that terminates in relation to the hair cells in the spiral organ of the cochlea; called also olivocochlear fasciculus …   Medical dictionary

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