Olivospinal tract

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Olivospinal tract
File:Medulla spinalis - tracts - English.svg
Olivospinal tract is 2d, in red at bottom left.
Latin tractus olivospinalis
Gray's subject #185 761
Dorlands/Elsevier t_15/12816380


Overview

The olivospinal fasciculus (Helweg) arises in the vicinity of the inferior olivary nucleus in the medulla oblongata, and is seen only in the cervical region of the medulla spinalis, where it forms a small triangular area at the periphery, close to the most lateral of the anterior nerve roots.

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