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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)


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

Spinoreticular and Spinomesencephalic Tracts


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

Ventral Trigeminothalamic Tract