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.
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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.
Under these conditions, Schaffer commissural fibers were cut between areas CA1 and CA3.
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).
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.
Also, the PCRF is traversed by an extensive system of commissural fibers that interconnect the vestibular nuclear complexes.
As pointed out by Pandya and Seltzer "The understanding of the precise topography for commissural fibers allows one to assess the nature of functional deficits following selective commissural lesions and to predict the localization of functions within cerebral commissural systems" [7].
Seltzer, "The topography of commissural fibers," in Two Hemispheres-One Brain: Functions of the Corpus Callosum, F.