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Brain: Dentatothalamic tract
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Latin tractus dentatothalamicus
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MeSH [1]

The dentatothalamic tract (or dentatorubrothalamic tract) is a tract which connects the dentate nucleus and the thalamus while sending collaterals to the red nucleus.[1]

The term "dentatorubrothalamocortical" is sometimes used to emphasize termination in the cerebral cortex.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Motor Systems
  2. Boiten J, Lodder J (February 1990). Ataxic hemiparesis following thalamic infarction. Stroke 21 (2): 339–40.

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Mesencephalon (midbrain)

cerebral peduncle: midbrain tegmentum (periaqueductal gray, ventral tegmentum, nucleus raphe dorsalis), pretectum, substantia nigra, red nucleus, pedunculopontine nucleus, medial longitudinal fasciculus, medial lemniscus, rubrospinal tract, lateral lemniscus

tectum: corpora quadrigemina, inferior colliculi, superior colliculi

cerebral aqueduct: oculomotor nucleus, trochlear nucleus, Edinger-Westphal nucleus

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