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Mesh term Pyramidal Tracts

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Efferent Pathways
Spinal Cord


Fibers that arise from cells within the cerebral cortex, pass through the medullary pyramid, and descend in the spinal cord. Many authorities say the pyramidal tracts include both the corticospinal and corticobulbar tracts.

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