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noun Anatomy.

any of several nerve fibers connecting different areas of the cerebral cortex in the same hemisphere.

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Origin of association fiber

First recorded in 1875–80
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association fiber

n.

Any of the nerve fibers connecting individual subdivisions of a brain structure or different segments of the spinal cord.
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