ANTERIOR COMMISSURE

a substantial bundle of myelinated nerve fibers that connect different parts of the brain hemispheres. The olfactory tract is also associated, which is why the loss of smell is associated with disruption to this area. Also see commissure.

ANTERIOR COMMISSURE: "The anterior commissure represents a bunch of myelinated fibers that serves to connect different areas in the brain. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTERIOR COMMISSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anterior-commissure/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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