Centrum semiovale

The centrum semiovale is a mass of white matter, superior to the lateral ventricles/corpus callosum, present in each of the cerebral hemispheres under cerebral cortex.

It has a semi-oval shape and contains projection, commissural, and association fibers. Inferiorly these fibres are continuous with the corona radiata.

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Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases
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