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Ascending and Descending Tracts

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corticospinal tract (anterior)
Descending

pyramidal motor tract responsible for ipsilateral voluntary movement
corticospinal tract (lateral)
Descending

pyramidal motor tract responsible for contralateral voluntary fine movement
fasciculus gracilis
Ascending

sensory tract for trunk and lower extremity proprioception, two-point discrimination, vibration, and graphesthesia
fasciculus cuneatus
Ascending

sensory tract for trunk, neck, and upper extremity proprioception, vibration, two-point discrimination and graphesthesia
rubrospinal tract
Descending

extrapyramidal motor tract responsible for motor input of gross postural tone
spinocerebellar tract (dorsal)
Ascending

sensory tract for ipsilateral and contralateral subconscious proprioception
spinocerebellar tract (ventral)
Ascending

sensory tract for ipsilateral subconscious proprioception
spinocthalamic tract (lateral)
Ascending

sensory tract for pain, light, touch, and temperature
tectospinal tract
Descending

extrapyramidal motor tract responsible for contralateral posture muscle tone associated with auditory/visual stimuli
vestibulospinal tract
Descending

extrapyramidal motor tract responsible for ipsliateral gross postural adjustments subsequent to head movements