anterior corticospinal tract
The term anterior corticospinal tract refers to a subdivision of the corticospinal tract in the spinal cord. It is formed by approximately 8% of the corticospinal fibers that do not cross to the opposite side of the brainstem in the pyramidal decussation. In most cases it descends only as far as the upper thoracic segments. This tract is restricted to humans and the higher apes ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: anterior cerebrospinal fasciculus, bundle of Turck, direct corticospinal tract, medial corticospinal tract, uncrossed corticospinal tract, ventral corticospinal tractNeuroNames ID : 2955

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