\ɹɪstˈiz], \ɹɪstˈiz], \ɹ_ɪ_s_t_ˈi_z]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
[Latin] The lateral column of the medulla which passes to the cerebellum (forming the inferior peduncle of the cerebellum) and below is continuous directly with the cerebellar tract of the cord and indirectly by the cuneate and gracile nuclei with the posterior-external and postero-median columns of the cord. It connects the posterior roots of all of the spinal nerves with the cerebellum.
By Alexander Duane
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- Prof. Huxley's classification a sub-order Carinatae (birds having sternum with keel), including but one family, Tinamidae tinamous. In this suborder the bones of upper jaw or skull are like what they struthious swift-footed birds, as ostrich.