fasciculus fasciculus

Definition(s):

  • (n) a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)

Usage(s):

  • They found that, in the tone-deaf subjects, there was less connectivity of the arcuate fasciculus (AF), a white matter tract of fiber that serves as a "highway" between the temporal .

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  • Learning a language depends on good connection between regions of the left hemisphere of the brain

    ( IDIBELL-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute ) A study made by researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute and the University of Barcelona provides information on neural pathways involved in word learning among humans. The key is in the arcuate fasciculus, a bundle of nerve fibers that connects auditory regions at the temporal lobe with the motor area located at the frontal ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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