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Major pathway for transmission of pain and thermal sense from majority of dermatomes (except face and oral cavity)

Lateral Spinothalamic Tract (STT)

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Pathways responsible for generation of automatic, behavioral, and affective components of pain or activation of endogenous analgesic mechanisms

Spinoreticular and Spinomesencephalic Tracts

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Pathway for transmission of pain and temperature from face and oral cavity

Ventral Trigeminothalamic Tract