anterior commissure

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anterior commissure

[an′tir·ē·ər ′käm·ə·shu̇r]
(neuroscience)
A bundle of nerve fibers that cross the midline of the brain in front of the third ventricle and serve to connect parts of the cerebral hemispheres.
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In Figures 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 similarities among the two species of primates were found, especially in regard to the morphology of the cingulate gyrus, the fornix, and the anterior white commissure, with the human one presenting greater complexity in its pattern of gyration.
The same disposition could be seen in the case of the anterior white commissure, the striatum, the internal capsule and the tail of the caudate nucleus (Fig.
6), as could also be the anterior white commissure (same Fig.

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