corpus callosum


corpus callosum
Band of white matter at the base of the longitudinal fissure dividing the two cerebral hemispheres of the brain.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • corpus callosum — corpus cal·lo·sum ka lō səm n, pl corpora cal·lo·sa sə the great band of commissural fibers uniting the cerebral hemispheres * * * the broad band of nervous tissue that connects the two cerebral hemispheres, containing an estimated 300 million… …   Medical dictionary

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  • corpus callosum — [kə lō′səm] n. pl. corpora callosa [kə lō′sə] [ModL, lit., callous body] a mass of white, transverse fibers connecting the cerebral hemispheres in human beings and in other higher mammals …   English World dictionary

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  • corpus callosum — [kə ləʊsəm] noun (plural corpora callosa sə) Anatomy a broad band of nerve fibres joining the two hemispheres of the brain. Origin C18: from corpus and L. callosum, neut. of callosus tough …   English new terms dictionary

  • corpus callosum — noun (plural corpora callosa) Etymology: New Latin, literally, callous body Date: 1677 the great band of commissural fibers uniting the cerebral hemispheres of higher mammals including humans see brain illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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