occipital radiation of the corpus callosum; that part of the fiber radiation of the corpus callosum that bends sharply backward into the occipital lobe of the cerebrum.
Synonym(s): forceps major [TA], occipital forceps ☆ , forceps occipitalis, forceps posterior, occipital part of corpus callosum, pars occipitalis corporis callosi
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forceps majorThe interhemispheric fibres of the occipital cortex, which extend through the splenium of the corpus callosum.
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