medial lemniscus(redirected from Lemniscus medialis)
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medial lemniscus[′mē·dē·əl lem′nis·kəs]
A lemniscus arising in the nucleus gracilis and nucleus cuneatus of the brain, crossing immediately as internal arcuate fibers, and terminating in the posterolateral ventral nucleus of the thalamus.
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