Corticopontine fibers

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Brain: Corticopontine fibers
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Coronal section through mid-brain.
Latin fibrae corticopontinae, tractus corticopontinus
Gray's subject #191 862
NeuroNames ancil-375
Dorlands/Elsevier f_05/12361923

Corticopontine fibers connect the voluntary impulses from the cerebral cortex to the pons.

These fibers probably terminate in relation with association neurons which control the coördinated action of all the eye muscles.

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