HyperDic: corticospinal_tract

English > 1 sense of the expression corticospinal tract:
NOUNbodycorticospinal tract, pyramidal tract, pyramidal motor systemany of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord
English > corticospinal tract: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord.
Synonymspyramidal tract, pyramidal motor system
Part ofcentral nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centraleThe portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
Partsbasal ganglionAny of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
Broadermotor nerve, efferent nerve, efferentA nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
Spanishtracto piramidal

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