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Description The corticobulbar (or corticonuclear) tract is a white matter pathway connecting the cerebral cortex to the brainstem (the term "bulbar" referring to the brainstem).

The 'bulb' is an archaic term for the medulla oblongata. In clinical usage, it includes the pons as well.

See also for reference.
Date 7 November 2007
Source Image:Brain human sagittal section.svg by Patrick J. Lynch, modified to match Image:Brain bulbar region.PNG by DO11.10.
Author Image:Brain human sagittal section.svg by Patrick J. Lynch; Image:Brain bulbar region.PNG by DO11.10; present image by Fvasconcellos.
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