association fiber

noun

Medical Definition of association fiber

: a nerve fiber connecting different parts of the brain especially : any of the fibers connecting different areas within the cortex of each cerebral hemisphere — compare projection fiber

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“Association fiber.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/association%20fiber. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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