Occipitofrontal fasciculus

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Occipitofrontal fasciculus
Details
Latin fasciculus occipitofrontalis inferior
Identifiers
Gray's p.844
NeuroNames ancil-535
Dorlands
/Elsevier
f_03/12356186
TA A14.1.09.561
A14.1.09.562
FMA FMA:77633
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The occipitofrontal fasciculus passes backward from the frontal lobe, along the lateral border of the caudate nucleus, and on the medial aspect of the corona radiata; its fibers radiate in a fan-like manner and pass into the occipital and temporal lobes lateral to the posterior and inferior cornua.

Some sources distinguish between a "Inferior occipitofrontal fasciculus" and "superior occipitofrontal fasciculus," however the latter is no longer believed to exist (in the human brain).

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.