spinotectal tract

spi·no·tec·tal tract .spī-nō-.tek-təl- n an ascending tract of nerve fibers in each lateral funiculus of white matter of the spinal cord that passes upward and terminates in the superior colliculus of the opposite side

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tractus spinotectalis.

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