fasciculus

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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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Caption: Figure 1: Patients with PD had lower FA values in several anatomic locations, including the left middle cerebellar peduncle, midbrain, forceps minor of the right frontal lobe, inferior longitudinal fasciculus of the left occipital lobe, left cingulum, left parietal WM, inferior longitudinal fasciculus of the right parietal lobe, and superior longitudinal fasciculus of the left frontal lobe.
Caption: This reconstructed MR image shows the right arcuate (blue tracks and arrows) and inferior longitudinal fasciculus (ILFs) (yellow tracks and arrows) in a single subject.
This study observed only differences due to hearing loss; compared to controls, patients with hearing loss had reduced FA in a right hemisphere cluster including the anterior thalamic radiation, inferior longitudinal fasciculus, and inferior frontooccipital fasciculus.

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