association fiber


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association fiber

n.
Any of the nerve fibers connecting individual subdivisions of a brain structure or different segments of the spinal cord.
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In Geschwind's model the grammatical and lexical representations of language arise in the superior temporal gyrus (Wernicke's area) of the LH, and these representations are transformed via a band of association fibers that course around the sylvian lip through the angular gyrus and into the frontal lobe, terminating in the third frontal convolution of the LH (Broca's Area).

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