These commissures are the anterior commissure, the fornix, and the corpus callosum, the two latter being peculiar to Mammalia.
The corpus callosum is not formed till after the anterior commissure and fornix.
Frequent allusions to the stench exhaled from the mouth of a fornix are made in the Roman authors.
The levator palpebrae superioris is the highest, and passes forward to the superior tarsal plate and fornix of the conjunctiva.
fornix, for′niks, n. something resembling an arch: an arched formation of the brain.
If the septum be now removed, the anterior part of the fornix is brought into view.
fornix, little arched scales in the throat of some corollas, as of Comfrey.
Its apex, where the two choroid plexuses blend with each other, lies just behind the anterior pillars of the fornix.
The fornix is an arch-shaped band of nerve fibres extending in the antero-posterior direction.
Each peduncle joins, along with the taenia semicircularis, the anterior pillar of the fornix of its own side.
fornix for·nix (fôr'nĭks)
n. pl. for·ni·ces (-nĭ-sēz')
An arch-shaped structure, especially the arch-shaped roof of an anatomical space.
The compact bundle of white fiber by which the hippocampus of each cerebral hemisphere projects to the opposite hippocampus and to the septum, the anterior nucleus of the thalamus, and the mamillary body.