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Medical Term:

short association fibers


nerve fibers that may interconnect adjacent lobes or gyri of the cerebral cortex of the same hemisphere or contiguous segments of the spinal cord on the same side; fibers that interconnect close or adjacent points.

Synonym(s): fibrae associationes brevesTA

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