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Projection fiber

Projection fiber
Details
Latin Fibrae projectionis
Identifiers
NeuroNames ancil-219
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f_05/12362087
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The projection fibers consist of efferent and afferent fibers uniting the cortex with the lower parts of the brain and with the spinal cord. In human neuroanatomy, bundles of axons within the brain, called fibers, can be categorized by their function into association fibers, projection fibers, and commissural fibers.

Contents

  • Efferent 1
  • Afferent 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Efferent

The principal efferent strands are:

Afferent

The chief afferent fibers are:

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links

  • Diagram at kennedykrieger.org



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