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ASCENDING TRACTS OF THE SPINAL CORD ORIGIN Dorsal root ganglia DESTINATION/TERMINATION Cuneate & Gracile nuclei of the lower half of the Medulla oblongata 1. Cerebellum & 2. Nucleus Z of Brodal Pompeiano Lateral cervical nucleus of the spinal cord Cerebellum


Nucleus Dorsalis (C8-L3) 3. Spinal gray IV, V &VI (Nucleus Proprious) (C1-C2) 4. Ventral spinocerebellar: Basal part of dorsal Crossed & Proprioception from the Lower Gray of the LumboUncrossed Trunk and Lower limb Sacral Region 5. Spinothalamic Tract: Spinal Gray Crossed Pain, Temperature, Light Laminae, I, IV V &VI (Nucleus Proprius) Only Touch & Firm pressure 6. Spinoreticular Tract: Spinal gray: Crossed & Perception of visceral Laminae, IV Uncrossed Sensation/Levels of consciousness VIII 7. Spinotectal Tract: Spinal Gray: Laminae I, IV Crossed Head movement in Visual V & VI(Nucleus Proprius) Only Reflexes 8. Spino-olivary Tract: Spinal gray: Crossed Equilibration- Balancing Laminae, VII Only

NAME/FUNCTION Fasciculus Cuneatus & Fasciculus Gracillis: Proprioception, Fine touch & Fibration. Dorsal spinocerebellar: Proprioception from the Lower limb Spino-cervical Tract: Cutaneous sensation

Thalamus (VPl nucleus) Midbrain, Pontine & Medullary Reticular Formation Superior Colliculus & PeriAqueductal gray of the Midbrain & Ret. formation Medial & Dorsal Accessory Olivary Nuclei

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