Deformity and deficiency of the corpus callosum in some degenerates is but an expression of general defect of associating tracts.
The corpus callosum is not formed till after the anterior commissure and fornix.
These commissures are the anterior commissure, the fornix, and the corpus callosum, the two latter being peculiar to Mammalia.
The absence of the corpus callosum is one of the principal features separating the Monotremes from other mammals.
There is also a glimpse of the corpus callosum at its anterior end, obtained by pulling the front lobes apart at the median line.
In the brain the cerebellum is completely exposed; the hemispheres are furrowed, but the corpus callosum is rudimentary.
The fibres from the centre to the right motor area cross in the anterior part of the corpus callosum.
Lyencephalous, lī-en-sef′a-lus, adj. having the corpus callosum absent or rudimentary.
The white curved band above H represents the corpus callosum.
These hemispheres are connected with each other by a small bridge of fibers called the corpus callosum.
corpus callosum corpus cal·lo·sum (kə-lō'səm)
The commissural plate of nerve fibers connecting the two cerebral hemispheres except for most of the temporal lobes. Also called commissure of cerebral hemispheres.