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 ]

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definition
  • 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].
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  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/be/Gray670.png
external ontology notes
  • NIF and FMA differ in placement (spinal cord vs medulla)
has exact synonym
  • Held's bundle
  • tectospinal pathway
has related synonym
  • tectospinal tract
  • tectospinal pathway
  • tractus tectospinalis
  • tectospinal tract of the medulla
id
  • UBERON:0002949

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