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cerebral peduncle

cerebral peduncle in Medicine

cerebral peduncle n.

  1. The massive bundle of corticofugal nerve fibers passing longitudinally over the ventral surface of the midbrain on each side of the midline.

  2. Either of the two halves of the midbrain connecting the forebrain to the hindbrain.

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