corticospinal


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to corticospinal: Anterior corticospinal tract, Corticospinal fibres

cor·ti·co·spi·nal

 (kôr′tĭ-kō-spī′nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord.
References in periodicals archive ?
The motor functionality after therapy is evaluated only through clinical tests and scales which do not give information on the effective muscle state and the changes at the corticospinal level.
The corticospinal and corticobulbar tract located on the anteromedial portion of the spinal cord carry motor information from the brain to the extremities (3).
29) This stimulates the corticospinal pathway, and the muscle MEP is recorded distally using needle electrodes placed over the skin of the target muscles groups (Fig.
Indeed, it has been shown that corticospinal excitability is tuned according to the level of cognitive engagement during gait [67-68].
Vermis and contiguous hemisphere portions are wholly called the spinocerebellum, which is associated with rubrospinal and corticospinal tracts.
The findings to be presented confirm the clinical beneficial effects of THC-CBD oromucosal spray on MS spasticity, and discuss how lack of corresponding changes on corticospinal excitability and on the monosynaptic component of the stretch reflex point to the relevance of other spinal and supraspinal mechanisms involved in spasticity physiopathology.
Corticospinal tract damage accompanies motor dysfunction in a mouse model of closed-head mild traumatic brain injury.
The lateral corticospinal and reticulospinal cords, in particular, are responsible for innervation of the lower urinary tract.
Do patients with congenital hemiparesis and ipsilateral corticospinal projections respond differently to constraint-induced movement therapy?
External ventricular drain inserted 6 6 22 Thalamic Tumour resection astrocytoma (only 75% excised with preservation of the corticospinal cord attempted) 7 8 24 AVM Excision of AVM 8 3 20 Ependymoma Tumour resection 9 4 31.
The fibres of the corticospinal (pyramidal) tracts, which form the major descending tract, extend from the motor area of cerebral cortex down through the brainstem and occupy the anterior and the lateral aspects of the white matter of the spinal cord.
Coverage in the first 10 chapters includes basic principles, biophysical foundations, insights from animal models, protocols, motor cortical and corticospinal measures in health and disease, and homeostatic metaplasticity.