Commissural fibers of the brain

Last revised by 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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  • Figure 5: habenular and posterior commissure
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