Forceps minor

Andrew Murphy and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The forceps minor, also known as the anterior forceps, is a white matter fiber bundle which connects the lateral and medial surfaces of the frontal lobes and crosses the midline via the genu of the corpus callosum.

Anatomy: Brain
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Article information

rID: 4705
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Anterior forceps

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: tractography - forceps minor
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  • Figure 2: corpus callosum - annotated
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