Medical Definition of Tractus fastigiobulbaris

1. A fibre bundle originating in the fastigial nucleus (nucleus tecti) of both sides, passing out of the cerebellum in the inferior cerebellar peduncle (corpus restiforme), and distributing its fibres to the vestibular nuclei and other cell groups in the medulla oblongata. Prominent crossed fibres loop over the dorsal surface of the superior cerebellar peduncle before turning ventrally, forming the uncinate bundle of Russell. Synonym: tractus fastigiobulbaris. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tractus Fastigiobulbaris

tractus cerebellorubralis
tractus cerebellothalamicus
tractus corticobulbaris
tractus corticopontini
tractus corticospinalis
tractus corticospinalis anterior
tractus corticospinalis lateralis
tractus descendens nervi trigemini
tractus dorsolateralis
tractus fastigiobulbaris (current term)
tractus habenulopeduncularis
tractus iliotibialis
tractus mesencephalicus nervi trigemini
tractus occipitopontinus
tractus olfactorius
tractus olivocerebellaris
tractus opticus
tractus parietopontinus
tractus pyramidalis
tractus pyramidalis anterior
tractus pyramidalis lateralis
tractus reticulospinalis
tractus rubrospinalis

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