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a bundle of nerve fibers passing from one side to the other of the brain or spinal cord

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Impact of Degree of Commissural Opening After Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy on Long-Term Outcome.
Body pale yellowish with mid-dorsal red to brown stripe following median carinae of coryphe, pronotum, and mesonotum and more weakly along the commissural margin of forewings (darkest on the vertex); black marking at apex of fastigium and extending to lateral margin.
This turned out to be a key mechanism for commissural axons to cross the midline and reach the contralateral side of the neural tube.
A role for BMP heterodimers in roof plate-mediated repulsion of commissural axons.
The mucous examination showed a commissural Cheilitis and Glossitis.
Gross features are characterized by mitral valve stenosis due to commissural fusion, leaflet thickening and subvalvular disease with shortened, thickened, and often fused, chordae tendineae.
Ultrastructure of neurons containing somatostatin in the dentate hilus of the rat hippocampus after cerebral ischemia, and a note on there commissural contention.
The visible commissural markers and the smooth sewing cuff facilitated valve suturing into position.
Briefly, the early axon scaffold forms from small clusters of neurones in distinct regions of the brain which project axons forming longitudinal, transversal, and commissural tracts.
The white fiber tracts in the brain are divided into three groups: association fibers that connect different cortical regions within the same hemisphere as the U-shape fibers, or arched fibers; commissural fibers that are responsible for the connection of the two hemispheres, for instance, the corpus callosum and the anterior commissure; and finally, projection fibers that establish connection between cortical and other CNS structures at different levels, such as the basal ganglia, brain stem and spinal cord, as well as other distant cortical regions (4).
The anti-depressant tianeptine persistently modulates glutamate receptor currents of the hippocampal CA3 commissural associational synapse in chronically stressed rats.
2] The commissural and cleft Chordae are fan shaped, and are attached to the indentations and margins of adjacent leaflets.
They describe the detailed wiring patterns of commissural fibers connecting the right and left hemispheres of the cerebral cortex, in three dimensions, for the first time.