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association fiber

noun, Anatomy
any of several nerve fibers connecting different areas of the cerebral cortex in the same hemisphere.
1875-80 Unabridged
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association-fiber in Medicine

association fiber n.
Any of the nerve fibers connecting individual subdivisions of a brain structure or different segments of the spinal cord.

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