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Fasciculus solitarius

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Brain: Fasciculus solitarius
Transverse section of medulla oblongata below the middle of the olive.
Latin t. solitarius medullae oblongatae
Gray's subject #187 785
Part of
BrainInfo/UW hier-782
MeSH [1]

The longitudinal fibers in the reticularis grisea of the reticular formation form indeterminate fibers, with the exception of a bundle named the fasciculus solitarius (solitary tract), which is made up of descending fibers of the vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves.

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