commissural fiber


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commissural fiber

n.
Any of the nerve fibers crossing the midline and connecting the symmetrical halves of the nervous system.
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Quantitative analysis of myelinated axons of commissural fibers in the rat brain.
Also, the PCRF is traversed by an extensive system of commissural fibers that interconnect the vestibular nuclear complexes.

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