(also corticifugal /-ˈsifyəɡəl/)
(Of a nerve fiber) originating in and running from the cerebral cortex.
- In addition to these corticofugal fibers, the ventral pons contains the transversely oriented pontocerebellar fibers.
- The most striking feature of this preparation is the convergence of great masses of corticofugal fibers from extensive areas of cerebral cortex.
- Components of the corona radiata and internal capsule are displayed, showing the convergence of corticofugal fibers as they descend to brainstem levels.
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