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Old 03-06-2012
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Question Anterior versus Later Spinothalamic Tracts

what is the difference between anterior spinothalamic tract and and lateral spinothalamic tract and in question when they don't specify which one they mean??
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The lateral spinothalamic tract transmits pain and temperature
The anterior spinothalamic tract (or ventral spinothalamic tract) transmits crude touch.
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