Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Anterior Commissure

  • John E. MendozaEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_678

Synonyms

Interhemispheric commissure

Definition

A relatively small commissure in the basal forebrain lying above the optic chiasm and anterior to the main columns of the fornix that connects homologous areas of the middle and inferior temporal gyri, including parts of the olfactory cortices (Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and NeuroscienceTulane Medical School and SE Louisiana Veterans Healthcare SystemNew OrleansUSA