Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus MLF

The medial longitudinal fasciculus is a prominent axonal bundle running in the ventral portion of the central gray that surrounds the aqueduct in the midbrain (Fig. 1). The medial longitudinal fasciculus connects the interneurons of the abducens nucleus with the motoneurons of the contralateral oculomotor nucleus and yokes the two eyes together. This provides a final common pathway for the generation of horizontal visually guided saccadic eye movements. The medial longitudinal fasciculus also carries fibers from the vestibular nuclei directed toward the oculomotor and trochlear nuclei as well as the interstitial nucleus of Cajal. These fibers are activated during head movements in which the vestibulo-ocular reflex is active.

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