fasciculus

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Related to uncinate fasciculus: Arcuate fasciculus, fasciculus uncinatus

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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Previous imaging studies reported that impairments in the uncinate fasciculus (UF), which connects the frontal and temporal lobes, might contribute to the slower intra-hemispheric processing in SZ.
These regions were chosen because they involve different cerebral connections but include the main frontotemporal associations bundles (considered to be involved in MD pathogenesis): the uncinate fasciculus (basal), the cingulum (medial), and the arcuate fasciculus (lateral).
The white matter pathway connecting the two structures (the uncinate fasciculus) is shown in green.