hippocampal commissure

noun

Medical Definition of hippocampal commissure

: 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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“Hippocampal commissure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hippocampal%20commissure. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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