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Brain: Commissural fiber
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Mesal aspect of a brain sectioned in the median sagittal plane.
Latin fibra commissuralis, fibrae commissurales telencephali
Gray's subject #189 843
NeuroNames ancil-221

The commissural fibers or transverse fibers connect the two hemispheres of the brain. They include:

In contrast to commissural fibers, association fibers connect regions within the same hemisphere of the brain. Projection fibers connect the lobe to other parts of the brain and the spinal cord.

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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained within it may be outdated.

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