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Medical Term:

arcuate fibers

Definition

nervous or tendinous fibers passing in the form of an arch from one structure to (usually) an immediately adjacent structure, such as gyri in the cerebral cortex.

See: arcuate fibers of cerebrum, external arcuate fibers, internal arcuate fibers

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