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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In that line, 2 stimulation pulses were delivered to Schaffer commissural fibers at several interstimulus intervals (50,75,100,150,200, 300, and 400 ms).
By contrast, pontocerebellar projection fibers were particularly resistant to HIV effects, as were commissural fibers coursing through premotor and sensorimotor callosal sectors (Pfefferbaum et al.

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