Uncinate fasciculus

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Brain: Uncinate fasciculus
Diagram showing principal systems of association fibers in the cerebrum. (Unciate fasc. visible at lower left.)
Gray's subject #189 843
NeuroNames hier-592

The uncinate fasciculus passes across the bottom of the lateral fissure, and unites the gyri of the frontal lobe with the anterior end of the temporal lobe.

External links

  • Kubicki M, Westin C, Maier S, Frumin M, Nestor P, Salisbury D, Kikinis R, Jolesz F, McCarley R, Shenton M (2002). "Uncinate fasciculus findings in schizophrenia: a magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging study". Am J Psychiatry. 159 (5): 813–20. PMID 11986136.
  • Atlas of anatomy at UMich n1a5p6 - "Dissection of the Left Hemisphere"

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