Functional organisation of the spinal cord
Spinal cord, Medulla spinalis;
schematic organisation of the white matter exemplified
by a lower cervical segment.
Afferent (= ascending] pathways in blue;
efferent (= descending] pathways in red.
Clinical term : FLECHSIG's tract
Clinical term : GOWER's tract
Clinical term : GOLL's tract
Clinical term : BURDACH's tract
***** y^e actUat existence of these fibres has not definitely been
The regions indicated by +, ++, and +++ designate descending
collateral tracts of the posterior fasciculi.
SCHULTZE's com m a tra ct (cervical part]
FLECHSIG's oval bundle (thoracic part]
+++ Triangle of PHILIPPE-GOMBAULT (lum bar and sacral parts]