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(lem-nis′kŭs )

(lem-nis′kī″)
(lem-nis′kē″)
pl. lemnisci [L. lemniscus, pendent ribbon, fr. Gr. lēmniskos, a ribbon]
An axon tract originating in secondary sensory nuclei and conducting signals toward the cortex via the thalamus.

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