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Fornix

Name: Fornix
Description: White matter structure carrying axons connecting the hippocampal formation to other brain regions. It is typically divided into the columns (crus), body, commissure and the pre-commissural and post-commissural fornix (MM).
Is part of: white matter, hippocampal formation
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_705
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF
Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 250

Axons in Fornix

Dentate gyrus trilaminar interneuron are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Fornix or its parts.

Parts of Fornix


  • Externally Sourced Definition: Prominent white matter structure containing axons that connect hippocampus to the hypothalamus and septal nuclei. (http://www.sylvius.com/?s=052). It is divided into several subregions which include the body, crux and columns.
  • This visualization was created by the Scalable Brain Atlas group and is based on the Rhesus Monkey - Paxinos et al. 2000

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Notes

This page uses this default form:PONS_brain_region

Non structured information for this region can be found https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fornix_of_the_brain



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Facts about FornixRDF feed
Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionWhite matter structure carrying axons connecting the hippocampal formation to other brain regions. It is typically divided into the columns (crus), body, commissure and the pre-commissural and post-commissural fornix (MM).
DefinitionSourceThe Sylvius Project defSource  +
ExternallySourcedDefinitionProminent white matter structure containing axons that connect hippocampus to the hypothalamus and septal nuclei. (http://www.sylvius.com/?s=052). It is divided into several subregions which include the body, crux and columns.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_705  +
Is part ofWhite matter  +, and Hippocampal formation  +
LabelFornix  +
ModifiedDate31 August 2014  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=250  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
UmlscuiC0152334  +