A long process of a CNS neuron, that carries efferent (outgoing) action potentials from the cell body in the superior colliculus of the midbrain towards target cells in the ventral spinal cord[GO]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tectospinal_tract ]

Synonyms: tectospinal pathway Held's bundle

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Subsets

uberon_slim

latin term
tractus tectospinalis [ NeuroNames:2769 ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/be/Gray670.png

external ontology notes

NIF and FMA differ in placement (spinal cord vs medulla)

has related synonym

tratto tettospinale@it

tectospinal pathway

tectospinal tract

tectospinal tract of the medulla

tractus tectospinalis

id

UBERON:0002949

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