Motor Tracts of the Brain
Diagram to show the relative position of several motor tracts in their course from the cortex to the crus. The section through the convolutions is vertical; that through the internal capsule, I, C, horizontal; that through the crus again vertical. C, N, caudate nucleus; O, H, optic thalamus; L2 and L3, middle and outer part of lenticular nucleus; f, a, l, face, arm, and leg fibers. The words in italic indicate corresponding cortical centers.
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Baker, W. Morrant & Harris, Vincent Dormer Kirkes' Hand-book of Physiology, 13th ed. (Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., 1892) 649