corticospinal tract

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Noun1.corticospinal tract - any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cordcorticospinal tract - any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord
efferent, efferent nerve, motor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
central nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centrale - the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
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Peri- and endovasculitis were visible in the white matter in pyramidal tracts and consisted mostly of macrophages and plasma cells.
6] Pyramidal and extrapyramidal signs are often also present, whereas in IPD, pyramidal tracts are not affected.
Non-spastic cerebral palsy is due to damage to nerve cells outside of the pyramidal tracts.