hippocampal commissure


hippocampal commissure
hippocampal commissure n a triangular band of nerve fibers joining the two crura of the fornix of the rhinencephalon anteriorly before they fuse to form the body of the fornix called also lyra, psalterium

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commissura fornicis.

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