Axon tract that crosses the midline of the central nervous system[NIF, modified]. In the context of Drosophila refers to a broad band of axons connecting equivalent neuropils each side of the brain[FBbt]. [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/300 https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/325 NLXANAT:20090513 ]

Synonyms: neuraxis commissure commissure of neuraxis

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

cumbo, uberon_slim

comment

*not* the same as FMA:76741 Commissure

contributor

https://github.com/cmungall

https://github.com/mellybelly

external definition

White matter fiber bundle that crosses the midline of the brain or spinal cord, that connects similar structures on both sides. (CUMBO; Heimer, L. The Human Brain, 2nd ed., 1995, pg 6)

has broad synonym

commissure

has narrow synonym

white matter commissure

id

UBERON:0001020