[kawr-puh s kuh-loh-suh m]
- a great band of deeply situated transverse white fibers uniting the two halves of the cerebrum in humans and other mammals.
Origin of corpus callosum
1700–10; < New Latin: literally, firm body
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- the band of white fibres that connects the cerebral hemispheres in mammals
New Latin, literally: callous body
- The commissural plate of nerve fibers connecting the two cerebral hemispheres except for most of the temporal lobes.commissure of cerebral hemispheres
- The transverse band of nerve fibers that connects the right and left cerebral hemispheres.
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