Internal Capsule orientation

Matthew Kirkcaldie m.kirkcaldie at
Sun May 23 20:56:19 EST 2004

In article <visra0lnhnrr2hgfn38tqf6sjsm3n78p96 at>,
 Kalman Rubinson <kr4 at> wrote:

> > My 
> >answer, of course, applies only to the fibres which contribute to the 
> >pyramidal tracts.
> Yes but even they go the other way.

Hi Kal, hadn't re-read my original post, but of course you are correct.  
The fibres which pass through uninterrupted by thalamic relays are 
indeed DEscending into the pyramidal tracts from the motor cortex.  I 
know you know this - just making sure it was unambiguous for the 
non-anatomists who may be reading.

There sure are a lot of fibres there.


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