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Corticopontine fibers
Coronal section through mid-brain.
1. Corpora quadrigemina.
2. Cerebral aqueduct.
3. Central gray stratum.
4. Interpeduncular space.
5. Sulcus lateralis.
6. Substantia nigra.
7. Red nucleus of tegmentum.
8. Oculomotor nerve, with 8’, its nucleus of origin. a. Lemniscus (in blue) with a’ the medial lemniscus and a" the lateral lemniscus. b. Medial longitudinal fasciculus. c. Raphé. d. Temporopontine fibers. e. Portion of medial lemniscus, which runs to the lentiform nucleus and insula. f. Cerebrospinal fibers. g. Frontopontine fibers.
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Identifiers
Latinfibrae corticopontinae, tractus corticopontinus
NeuroNames1322
TA98A14.1.05.107
TA25619
FMA75190
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

Corticopontine fibers[1] are projections from the cerebral cortex to the pontine nuclei.[2]

Depending upon the lobe of origin, they can be classified as frontopontine fibers, parietopontine fibers, temporopontine fibers or occipitopontine fibers.[3]

References

  1. ^ Kamali A, Kramer LA, Frye RE, Butler IJ, Hasan KM (October 2010). "Diffusion tensor tractography of the human brain cortico-ponto-cerebellar pathways: a quantitative preliminary study". J Magn Reson Imaging. 32 (4): 809–17. doi:10.1002/jmri.22330. PMC 4492525. PMID 20882611.((cite journal)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Leergaard TB, Bjaalie JG (November 2007). "Topography of the complete corticopontine projection: From experiments to principal Maps". Front Neurosci. 1 (1): 211–23. doi:10.3389/neuro.01.1.1.016.2007. PMC 2518056. PMID 18982130.
  3. ^ http://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/AncilDefinition.aspx?ID=1322&questID=1322[permanent dead link]

Cortex->Pons->Cerebellum:


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