decussation


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Synonyms for decussation

an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X

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Rumboldt, "Absence of decussation of the superior cerebellar peduncles in patients with Joubert syndrome," American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, vol.
In those patients abnormal decussation of CST, bilateral M1 activity during intended unimanual movements, and abnormal interhemispheric inhibition were found (19).
Since the decussation of the pyramids cannot be determined reliably on sagittal MRI, the distance between the obex and the foramen magnum line (black triangle line) was used as an alternative distance interval in order to assess caudal brain stem displacement.
The decussation or separation of optic nerve fibres at the optic chiasm means that the right hemifield is projected to the left striate cortex and the left hemifield is projected to the right striate cortex (see Figure 2).
Abnormal cerebellar development and axonal decussation due to mutations in AHI1 in Joubert syndrome.
Patterns of pyramidal decussation and their relationship to handedness.
Two sutures taken were intersected the wound outside (Just decussation without knot).
The lack of peduncular decussation often results in a superior vermian cleft.
It lacks from the trapezoid body pyramid and its decussation. At the rostral end of medulla, present the pons (Fig.