ASCENDING TRACT

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a connected route formed by nerve fibers that are intended to carry nerve impulses toward the brain from lower levels of the central nervous system. See also ascending pathway.

ASCENDING TRACT: "An ascending tract is a route that carries impulses from the lower extremities toward the brain. "
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ASCENDING TRACT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ascending-tract/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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