uncinate fasciculus

uncinate fasciculus
uncinate fasciculus n a hook-shaped bundle of long association fibers connecting the frontal lobe with the anterior portion of the temporal lobe

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  • Uncinate fasciculus — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 189 GrayPage = 843 Caption = Diagram showing principal systems of association fibers in the cerebrum. (Uncinate fasc. visible at lower left.) Caption2 = IsPartOf = Components = Artery = Vein =… …   Wikipedia

  • fasciculus occipitofrontalis inferior — [TA] inferior occipitofrontal fasciculus: a collection of association fibers in the inferior part of the extreme capsule near the uncinate fasciculus, connecting various inferior gyri of the temporal and frontal lobes …   Medical dictionary

  • fasciculus — 1. SYN: fascicle. 2. SYN: cord. 3. SYN: bundle. [L. dim. of fascis, bundle] f. anterior musculi palatopharyngei [TA] SYN: anterior fascicle of palatopharyngeus (muscle). anterior f. proprius [TA] SYN: fasciculi proprii …   Medical dictionary

  • unciform fasciculus — uncinate fasciculus, fasciculus uncinatus [TA] a collection of association fibers interconnecting the cortex of the orbital surface of the frontal lobe with the parahippocampal gyrus and perhaps with the amygdala; other temporofrontal connections …   Medical dictionary

  • Occipitofrontal fasciculus — Brain: Occipitofrontal fasciculus Latin f. occipitofrontalis inferior Gray s subject #189 844 NeuroNames ancil 535 The occipitofrontal fasciculus passes backward from …   Wikipedia

  • cerebellospinal tract — uncinate fasciculus of the cerebellum, from the fastigial nucleus to the cervical cord …   Medical dictionary

  • bundle — A structure composed of a group of fibers, muscular or nervous; a fasciculus. SYN: fasciculus (3) [TA]. aberrant bundles a group, or groups, of fibers from the corticobulbar or corticonuclear tract, directed to each of the motor …   Medical dictionary

  • Optic radiation — Brain: Optic radiation Colour coded diagram showing radiations in quadrants from retinal disc through the brain Latin radiatio optica NeuroNames …   Wikipedia

  • Cerebrum — Brain: Cerebrum Diagram depicting the main subdivisions of the embryonic vertebrate brain. Artery anterior cerebral, middle cerebral, poster …   Wikipedia

  • Cingulum (brain) — For other uses, see Cingulum. Brain: Cingulum (brain) Diagram showing principal systems of association fibers in the cerebrum. Cingulum is shown in red. Gray s …   Wikipedia

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