Definition of Nerve tract
1. Noun. A bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain.
Specialized synonyms: Optic Radiation, Radiatio Optica, Commissure, Cerebral Peduncle, Peduncle
Generic synonyms: Substantia Alba, White Matter
Medical Definition of Nerve tract
1. A bundle or group of nerve fibres in the brain or spinal cord. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Nerve tract
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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1905)
"... as unchanged until its sudden disappearance, it is, in reality, deeply changed before this happens. (2) The narcotized nerve tract, at least in the ..."
2. The Natural and morbid changes of the human eye, and their treatment by Charles Bader (1868)
"Loss of vision of the outer half of the right, and of the inner half of the left retina from paralysis of the right optic nerve tract ; and loss of vision ..."
3. The Physiology and Pathology of Mind by Henry Maudsley (1868)
"... so that the nerve-tract near the positive pole of an electrotonic nerve is distinguished by a decrease of direct excitability, and by retardation of the ..."
4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"With reference to theories, it may possibly be worth while to recall that the optic nerve-tract is not an ordinary peripheral nerve. ..."
5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1898)
"With reference to theories, it may possibly be worth while to recall that the optic nerve-tract is not an ordinary- peripheral nerve. ..."