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Function of Lateral spinothalamic tract

Pain and Temperature
(sensory)

2

Function of Ventral spinothalamic tract

Pressure and crude touch
(sensory)

3

Function of Dorsal column

Vibration, Proprioception, Two-point discrimination

4

Function of Spinocerebellar tract

Proprioception in joints and muscles
(sensory)

5

Function of Spinotectal tract

Tactile, painful and thermal stimuli
(sensory)

6

Function of Spinoreticular tract

Integration of stimuli from joints and muscles into the reticular formation
(sensory)

7

Function of Corticospinal tract

Voluntary, discrete, skilled motor activities
(motor)

8

Function of Reticulospinal tract

Regulation to voluntary movements and reflexes
(motor)

9

Function of Rubrospinal tract

Promotion of flexor and inhibition of extensor muscle activity
(motor)

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Function of Vestibulospinal tract

Inhibition of flexor and promotion of extensor muscle activity
(motor)

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Function of Tectospinal tract

Postural movements from visual stimuli
(motor)