corticobulbar
See c. fibers, under fiber, corticonuclear fibers, under fiber.

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cor·ti·co·bul·bar -'bəl-bər, -.bär adj relating to or connecting the cerebral cortex and the medulla oblongata

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cor·ti·co·bul·bar (kor″tĭ-ko-bulґbər) [cortico- + bulbar (def. 2)] a term formerly used to denote fibers connecting the cerebral cortex with the medulla oblongata, pons, or midbrain; replaced by the broader term corticonuclear (q.v.).

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