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Medical Term:

subcallosal fasciculus


a bundle of thin nerve fibers running longitudinally beneath the corpus callosum in the angle between the latter and the caudate nucleus; it forms a rostral continuation of the tapetum of the temporal lobe and appears to consist largely of fibers projecting from the cerebral cortex to the caudate nucleus.

Synonym(s): fasciculus subcallosus for superior occipitofrontal fasciculus

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