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fasciculus

[fə′sik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A bundle or tract of nerve, muscle, or tendon fibers isolated by a sheath of connective tissues and having common origins, innervation, and functions.
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Arcuate fasciculus size is associated with auditory hallucinations.
Nerve tracts Anatomic Incorrectly accuracy displayed fibers BE SV BE SV Arcuate fasciculus 3.5 1.0 3.5 3.0 Corpus callosum 2.0 1.0 2.0 1.5 Left motor and 2.0 1.5 2.0 1.5 sensory tracts Right motor and 2.0 1.5 2.0 1.5 sensory tracts Optic tracts 4.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 Total 13.5 8 13.5 12.5 FIGURE 1: Clinical areas associated with the 200 surgeries assisted with 3D-printed models (a).
Fernandez-Coello et al., "Words are not enough: nonword repetition as an indicator of arcuate fasciculus integrity during brain tumor resection," Journal of Neurosurgery, pp.
Capdevila, "Lesions in the left arcuate fasciculus region and depressive symptoms in multiple sclerosis," Neurology, vol.
It is caused by lesions in the arcuate fasciculus, the nerve fibers that connect Broca's area to Wernicke's area.
Medial to the vSLF the arcuate fasciculus (AF) was exposed with its c-shaped course connecting the infero-lateral temporo-occipital (T-O) region to the perisylvian region and frontal lobe (Figure 1(b)).
used DTI to compare tinnitus subjects with control populations [89]: a statistically significant reduction in the fractional anisotropy (FA) value was found in frontal and parietal arcuate fasciculus in the tinnitus groups compared with the healthy control group.
It is known that this region, a neural "highway" called the arcuate fasciculus, is involved in linking music and language perception with vocal production.
When compared with normal controls, children who stutter had reduced white-matter integrity only in the left arcuate fasciculus (a tract that underlies the oral-facial motor regions).