The corticospinal fibers that arise from the pyramidal cells within the cerebral cortex layer V of the precentral motor area, the premotor area and the postcentral gyrus, then descend into and through the medulla to form the lateral corticospinal tract and the anterior corticospinal tract. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 MP:0002878 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
tractus cortico-spinalis [ NeuroNames:1320 ]

latin term
fibrae corticospinales [ NeuroNames:1320 ]

latin term
tractus pyramidalis [ NeuroNames:800 ]

latin term
tractus corticospinalis [ NeuroNames:1320 ]

latin term
fasciculus cerebro-spinalis [ NeuroNames:1320 ]

latin term
fasciculus pyramidalis [ NeuroNames:800 ]

definition

The corticospinal fibers that arise from the pyramidal cells within the cerebral cortex layer V of the precentral motor area, the premotor area and the postcentral gyrus, then descend into and through the medulla to form the lateral corticospinal tract and the anterior corticospinal tract.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ac/Gray684.png

has alternative id

UBERON:0004095

has broad synonym

pyramidal tract

has exact synonym

tractus cortico-spinalis

tractus corticospinalis

fasciculus cerebro-spinalis

corticospinal fibers

fasciculus pyramidalis

pyramid (Willis)

tractus pyramidalis

fibrae corticospinales

id

UBERON:0002707