arcuate fibers


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Related to arcuate fibers: Projection fibers, Commissural fibers, Arcuate fasciculus, Association fibers

ar·cu·ate fi·bers

nervous or tendinous fibers passing in the form of an arch from one structure to (usually) an immediately adjacent structure, such as gyri in the cerebral cortex. See: arcuate fibers of cerebrum, external arcuate fibers, internal arcuate fibers.

ar·cu·ate fi·bers

(ahrk'yū-ăt fī'bĕrz)
Nervous or tendinous fibers passing in the form of an arch from one part to another.