Projection fiber

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Projection fiber
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Identifiers
Latin Fibrae projectionis
NeuroNames ancil-219
Dorlands
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f_05/12362087
TA A14.1.00.018
FMA 76745
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The projection fibers consist of efferent and afferent fibers uniting the cortex with the lower parts of the brain and with the spinal cord. In human neuroanatomy, bundles of axons (nerve fibres) called tracts, within the brain, can be categorized by their function into association fibers, projection fibers, and commissural fibers.

Efferent[edit]

The principal efferent strands are:

Afferent[edit]

The chief afferent fibers are:

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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