ASSOCIATION FIBER

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a nerve fiber that transmits electrically charged impulses between different structures of the same cerebral hemisphere. Compare with commissural fiber.

ASSOCIATION FIBER: "An association fiber helps the brain transmit information quickly between different areas of the same hemisphere."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ASSOCIATION FIBER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/association-fiber/ (accessed December 4, 2021).

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