Lemniscus (anatomy)

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NeuroLex ID Lemniscus
TA A14.1.00.014
FMA 76742
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

A lemniscus (Greek for ribbon or band[1]) is an anatomic term. It can refer to:

lemniscus : is a bundle of secondary sensory fibers within the brain stem which terminates in specific relay nuclei of the diencephalon


  1. ^ "Lemniscus" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary