lateral lemniscus

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lateral lemniscus

[′lad·ə·rəl lem′nis·kəs]
(anatomy)
The secondary auditory pathway arising in the cochlear nuclei and terminating in the inferior colliculus and medial geniculate body.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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