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corpus callosum

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The arched bridge of nervous tissue that connects the two cerebral hemispheres, allowing communication between the right and left sides of the brain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In mammals, a broad band of nerve fibres that connects the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the great band of commissural fibers uniting the cerebral hemispheres. See Brain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a broad transverse nerve tract connecting the two cerebral hemispheres

Etymologies

New Latin corpus callōsum : Latin corpus, body + Latin callōsum, neuter of callōsus, callous.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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