Dentatothalamic tract

The dentatothalamic tract (or dentatorubrothalamic tract) is a tract which connects the dentate nucleus and the thalamus while sending collaterals to the red nucleus.[1]

Dentatothalamic tract
The cerebello-dentato-thalamo-cortical pathway. The figure depicts the pathway from the cerebellum to the motor cortex, via the ventrolateral nucleus of the thalamus.
Latintractus dentatothalamicus
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Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The term "dentatorubrothalamocortical" is sometimes used to emphasize termination in the cerebral cortex.[2]

See also


  1. Motor Systems
  2. Boiten J, Lodder J (February 1990). "Ataxic hemiparesis following thalamic infarction". Stroke. 21 (2): 339–40. doi:10.1161/01.str.21.2.339. PMID 2305412.

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