|Brain: Association fiber|
|Diagram showing principal systems of association fibers in the cerebrum.|
|Dissection of cortex and brain-stem showing association fibers and island of Reil after removal of its superficial gray substance.|
|Gray's||subject #189 843|
The association fibers unite different parts of the same hemisphere, and are of two kinds: (1) those connecting adjacent gyri, short association fibers; (2) those passing between more distant parts, long association fibers.
Short association fibers
The short association fibers lie immediately beneath the gray substance of the cortex of the hemispheres, and connect together adjacent gyri.
Long association fibers
The long association fibers include the following:
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