corticofugal


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Adj.1.corticofugal - of a nerve fiber passing outward from the cerebral cortex; "corticofugal discharges"
efferent, motorial - of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS; "efferent nerves and impulses"
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Previous studies also have shown that compensatory neural reorganization may occur in blind individuals which may be influenced by corticofugal connections with the auditory system.
Isa, "Large-scale reorganization of corticofugal fibers after neonatal hemidecortication for functional restoration of forelimb movements," European Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
The second type, called corticofugal projection neurons, are significant for ALS, as they include corticospinal motor neurons that die in the disease.