descending tracts

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descending tracts

n., pl. ramas descendentes de nervios en la espina dorsal que llevan impulsos del cerebro al resto del cuerpo.
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1-3] Organophosphate induced delayed neuropathy results in the functional loss of the distal parts of sensory and motor axons of peripheral nerves, and also affects the ascending and descending tracts of the spinal cord.
7] Organophosphate induced delayed neuropathy is a rare neurodegenerative disorder which develops due to the loss of function of distal parts of motor and sensory axons in both peripheral nerves, and ascending, descending tracts of spinal cord.
As noted above, loss of function after SCI is in large part due to damage to myelinated fibers in ascending and descending tracts within the spinal cord.