A C-shaped bundle of fibres (axons) in the brain, and carries signals from the hippocampus to the mammillary bodies and septal nuclei. It is typically divided into the columns (crus), body, commissure and the pre-commissural and post-commissural fornix (MM). [ BIRNLEX:705 ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
fornix cerebri [ NeuroNames:268 ]

definition

A C-shaped bundle of fibres (axons) in the brain, and carries signals from the hippocampus to the mammillary bodies and septal nuclei. It is typically divided into the columns (crus), body, commissure and the pre-commissural and post-commissural fornix (MM).

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/21/Gray747.png

has exact synonym

neuraxis fornix

fornix of neuraxis

forebrain fornix

brain fornix

cerebral fornix

has related synonym

fornix hippocampus

fornix (column and body of fornix)

fornix cerebri

hippocampus fornix

id

UBERON:0000052