Definitions for "Corticospinal tract"
the fibers of the pyramidal tract that synapse with spinal nerves; these fibers carry information about voluntary movement to the skeletal muscles; as they descend they form part of the posterior limb of the internal capsule
any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral horn of the spinal cord
The bundle of nerves that reach from the motor area of the brain (see cortex) to the spinal cord, connecting to the nerves that go out to control the muscles.