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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The second type, called corticofugal projection neurons, are significant for ALS, as they include corticospinal motor neurons that die in the disease.
Glutamate or aspartate as a possible neurotransmitter of the cerebral corticofugal fibres in the monkey.
These increased levels of corticofugal output, where messages are directed away from the cerebral cortex, may inhibit afferent sensorimotor impulses leading to a diminished awareness of bodily sensation and could account for the manifested sensory deficits and la belle indifference.