corticofugal


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
References in periodicals archive ?
Dysarthria-clumsy hand syndrome is a well-known, but infrequent lacunar syndrome, which generally occurs due to a focal lesion in the basis pontis that damages corticofugal fibers, as well as adjacent pontine neurons or their axons (1,2).
Moreover, among associative WM tracts in the frontal lobe, the anterior cingulum bundle is adjacent to the motor cortex, and its microstructural damage in ALS has been hypothesized to be related to the pattern of corticofugal disease spreading [67, 68].
Thus, light-based stimulation directly targets corticofugal cells, enabling the analysis of their contribution to motor cortex topography.
This overrepresentation developed first in the cortex and later in the inferior colliculus suggesting a cortical origin and corticofugal influences [22].
Molyneaux et al., "SOX5 controls the sequential generation of distinct corticofugal neuron subtypes," Neuron, vol.
Gee et al., "Sonic hedgehog expression in corticofugal projection neurons directs cortical microcircuit formation," Neuron, vol.
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.