Pontocerebellar fibers

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Brain: Pontocerebellar fibers
Scheme showing the connections of the several parts of the brain.
Latin fibrae pontocerebellares
NeuroNames ancil-408

The pontocerebellar fibers are fibers that run within the middle cerebellar peduncles, from the pons to the cerebellum.

The term "corticopontocerebellar" is sometimes used to denote efferent signals from the cerebral cortex.[1]


  1. ^ Kitamura K, Nakayama K, Kosaka S, et al. (April 2008). "Diffusion tensor imaging of the cortico-ponto-cerebellar pathway in patients with adult-onset ataxic neurodegenerative disease". Neuroradiology 50 (4): 285–92. doi:10.1007/s00234-007-0351-9. PMID 18172629. 

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