commissural fiber n.
Any of the nerve fibers crossing the midline and connecting the symmetrical halves of the nervous system.
[kom-uh-shoo r, -shur] /ˈkɒm əˌʃʊər, -ˌʃɜr/ noun 1. a joint; seam; suture. 2. Botany. the joint or face by which one carpel coheres with another. 3. Anatomy, Zoology. a connecting band of nerve fiber, especially one joining the right and left sides of the brain or spinal cord. /ˈkɒmɪˌsjʊə/ noun 1. a band of tissue […]
- Commissure of cerebral hemispheres
commissure of cerebral hemispheres n. See corpus callosum.
[kom-uh-shuh-rot-uh-mee] /ˌkɒm ə ʃəˈrɒt ə mi/ noun, plural commissurotomies. Surgery. 1. the incision of a band of , especially of mitral fibers, to correct mitral stenosis. commissurotomy com·mis·sur·ot·o·my (kŏm’ə-shu-rŏt’ə-mē, -su-) n.
[kuh-mit] /kəˈmɪt/ verb (used with object), committed, committing. 1. to give in trust or charge; consign. 2. to consign for preservation: to commit ideas to writing; to commit a poem to memory. 3. to pledge (oneself) to a position on an issue or question; express (one’s intention, feeling, etc.): Asked if he was a candidate, […]