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Decussation

Name: Decussation
Description: Nerve fibers crossing the midline of the neuraxis relative to their point of origin, on a course to from one level of the nervous system to another. (Heimer, L. The Human Brain, 2nd ed., 1995, pg 6).
Has role: CUMBO term
Super-category: Regional part of nervous system
*Id: nlx_144064
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CurationStatusgraph position temporary  +
DefinitionNerve fibers crossing the midline of the neuraxis relative to their point of origin, on a course to from one level of the nervous system to another. (Heimer, L. The Human Brain, 2nd ed., 1995, pg 6).
EditorialNoteThis term has not yet been approved by the INCF Task Force
Has roleCUMBO term  +
Idnlx_144064  +
LabelDecussation  +
ModifiedDate10 July 2012  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of nervous system  +