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Occipitotemporal fasciculus

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Brain: Occipitotemporal fasciculus
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Latin f. occipitofrontalis inferior
Gray's subject #189 844
Part of
Components
Artery
Vein
BrainInfo/UW ancil-535
MeSH [1]

The occipitofrontal fasciculus passes backward from the frontal lobe, along the lateral border of the caudate nucleus, and on the medial aspect of the corona radiata; its fibers radiate in a fan-like manner and pass into the occipital and temporal lobes lateral to the posterior and inferior cornua.

Some sources distinguish between a "Inferior occipitofrontal fasciculus" and "superior occipitofrontal fasciculus."

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