Cerebellothalamic tract

Cerebellothalamic tract

That component of the superior cerebellar peduncle (brachium conjunctivum) which originates in the cerebellar nuclei, crosses completely in the decussation of the brachia conjunctiva, bypasses the red nucleus, and terminates in parts of the ventral anterior, ventral intermediate, ventral posterolateral, and central lateral nuclei of the thalamus.

Synonym: tractus cerebellothalamicus, dentatothalamic tract.

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