commissural fibers


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com·mis·sur·al fi·bers

nerve fibers crossing the midline and connecting two corresponding parts or regions of the nervous system.

com·mis·sur·al fi·bers

(kom-i-shŭr'ăl fī'bĕrz)
Nerve fibers crossing the midline and connecting two corresponding parts or regions of the nervous system.
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1] In agenesis of corpus callosum, commissural fibers do not cross the midline instead thick bundles of intersecting fibers called Probst bundles which lie along the super medial aspect of the lateral ventricles and the third ventricle may sometimes be displaced upward.
They describe the detailed wiring patterns of commissural fibers connecting the right and left hemispheres of the cerebral cortex, in three dimensions, for the first time.
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.
Quantitative analysis of myelinated axons of commissural fibers in the rat brain.