Commissural fibers of the brain

Last revised by Dr Rohit Sharma on 14 Dec 2019

Commissural fibers of the brain, also known as commissural tracts of the brain or commissures are a type of white matter tract that cross the midline, connecting the same cortical area in opposite hemispheres (right-left hemispheric connections 3).

Commissural fibers include:

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Cases and figures

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  • Figure 2: neuroanatomy - septal area
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  • Figure 3: corpus callosum - annotated
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  • Normal anterior c...
    Figure 4: anterior commissure
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  • Figure 5: habenular and posterior commissure
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