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The spinoreticular tract is an ascending pathway in the white matter of the spinal cord, positioned closely to the lateral spinothalamic tract. The tract is from spinal cord---to reticular formation--- to thalamus.

it is responsible for general reaction related to pain such as waking up, affective and vegetative functions


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Further reading Edit

  • Mark L. Latash (2008). Neurophysiological Basis of Movement, 171, Human Kinetics.
  • Richard S. Snell (2005). Clinical Neuroanatomy, 150, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
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