"Spinothalamic Tracts" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A bundle of NERVE FIBERS connecting each posterior horn of the spinal cord to the opposite side of the THALAMUS, carrying information about pain, temperature, and touch. It is one of two major routes by which afferent spinal NERVE FIBERS carrying sensations of somaesthesis are transmitted to the THALAMUS.
- Spinothalamic Tracts
- Spinothalamic Tract
- Tract, Spinothalamic
- Tracts, Spinothalamic
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