Corpus callosum

Corpus Callosum: White matter tract connecting the left and right hemispheres (halves) of the brain.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

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Corpus Callosum: Broad plate of dense myelinated fibers that reciprocally interconnect regions of the cortex in all lobes with corresponding regions of the opposite hemisphere. The corpus callosum is located deep in the longitudinal fissure.2

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ bvmc/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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