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Meynert's decussation

Alternative eponyms

  • Meynerts Habenkreuzung (German)

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The dorsal tegmental decussation or «fountain decussation».

Description

The dorsal tegmental decussation or «fountain decussation». The fibres/threads of the Tractus tectospinales crossing the midline of the Tegmentun mesencephali dorsally.

Bibliography

  • T. H. Meynert:
    Der Bau der Grosshirnsrinde und seine örtlichen Verschiedenheiten, nebst einem pathologisch-anatomischen Corollarium.
    Leipzig, Engelmann, 1868.

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