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.
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- 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
New Latin corpus callōsum : Latin corpus, body + Latin callōsum, neuter of callōsus, callous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Our prefrontal cortexes where we organize thoughts and can think contextually are larger, and the bridges that connect the right and left hemispheres of our brains, the corpus callosum and the anterior commissure, are both significantly larger too.