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Medical Term:

short association fibers


Definition: 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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