HyperDic: nerve_tract

English > 1 sense of the expression nerve tract:
NOUNbodynerve tract, nerve pathway, tract, pathwaya bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
English > nerve tract: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain.
Synonymsnerve pathway, tract, pathway
NarrowercommissureA bundle of nerve fibers passing from one side to the other of the brain or spinal cord
optic radiation, radiatio opticaA nerve pathway from the lateral geniculate body to the visual cortex
peduncle, cerebral peduncleA bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
Broaderwhite matter, substantia albawhitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths

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