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Posterior spinocerebellar tract

posterior spinocerebellar tract n.
A compact bundle of heavily myelinated fibers that is located at the periphery of the dorsal half of the lateral funiculus of the spinal cord, consists of thick fibers originating in the thoracic nucleus on the same side of the cord, terminates in the vermis, and conveys proprioceptive information.


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