Dentatothalamic tract

Dentatothalamic tract
Brain: Dentatothalamic tract
Latin tractus dentatothalamicus
NeuroNames hier-525
NeuroLex ID birnlex_1104

The dentatothalamic tract (or dentatorubrothalamic tract) is a tract which connects the dentate nucleus and the thalamus while sending collaterals to the red nucleus.[1]

The term "dentatorubrothalamocortical" is sometimes used to emphasize termination in the cerebral cortex.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Motor Systems
  2. ^ Boiten J, Lodder J (February 1990). "Ataxic hemiparesis following thalamic infarction". Stroke 21 (2): 339–40. PMID 2305412. 

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