cerebral peduncle

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Synonyms for cerebral peduncle

a bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain

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Diffusion constriction was observed in diffusion weighted series at bilateral dentate nuclei, pons posterior and cerebral peduncles (Figures: 1c and 1d).
Compared with controls, TBI patients showed marked abnormalities in the middle cerebral peduncles, in cingulum bundles, and in the right orbitofrontal white matter - areas that have been predicted by computer simulations to sustain the most intense stresses in a blast.
This exit point is close to the midline at the inter-peduncular fossa and just medial to the cerebral peduncles, two large nerve fibre pathways carrying axons from the motor cortices to neurons in the brainstem and spinal cord.
Structures arising from the mesencephalon are the superior and inferior colliculi of the tectum, cerebral peduncles, optic lobes, optic tectum, tegmentum and somatic motor neurons of cranial nerves III and IV.
This section type permitted observing the superior part of the mesencephalon, setting the profile of the cerebral peduncles and colliculi in evidence.