Rubro-olivary tract

Rubro-olivary tract
Latin Fibrae rubroolivares
NeuroNames ancil-502
TA A14.1.04.135
FMA 77050

Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The rubro-olivary tract (rubroolivary fibers[1]) is a tract which connects the inferior olive and the parvocellular red nucleus.

It is hypothesized that it uses both the corticospinal tract and rubrospinal tract.[2]


  2. Kennedy PR (December 1990). "Corticospinal, rubrospinal and rubro-olivary projections: a unifying hypothesis". Trends Neurosci. 13 (12): 474–479. doi:10.1016/0166-2236(90)90079-P. PMID 1703677.

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