trapezoid bodymedical dictionary

A plate of transverse fibres running over the dorsal (deep) border of the pontine nuclei; it is formed by ascending auditory fibres that cross to the opposite side of the brainstem.

Synonyms: corpus trapezoideum, trapezoid.

(05 Mar 2000)

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