GRACILE FASCICULUS

Medial portion of the dorsal columns of the spinal cord that are composed of ascending fibres that terminate in the nucleus gracilis of the medulla oblongata. Also called fasciculus gracilis.

GRACILE FASCICULUS: "The gracile fasciculus is in the dorsal column of the spinal cord."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GRACILE FASCICULUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gracile-fasciculus/ (accessed September 29, 2020).
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