Occipitofrontal fasciculus

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Occipitofrontal fasciculus
Latin fasciculus occipitofrontalis inferior
Gray's p.844
NeuroNames ancil-535
TA A14.1.09.561
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.