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Pyramidal Tract

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Noun

1. corticospinal tract, pyramidal motor system, pyramidal tract

any 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

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Pyramidal Tract

see synonyms of pyramidal tract
n.
A major pathway of the central nervous system, originating in the sensorimotor areas of the cerebral cortex and generally descending through the brainstem to the spinal cord. The fibers of the pyramidal tract transmit motor impulses that control voluntary movement.

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