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long association fibers

 

Definition: nerve fibers interconnecting lobes or gyri of the cerebral cortex of the same hemisphere that are not immediately adjacent to each other; nerve fibers connecting noncontiguous segments of the spinal cord on the same side; fibers that interconnect distant points.

Synonym(s): fibrae associationes longaeTA

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