Definitions for: Fornix

[n] an arched bundle of white fibers at the base of the brain by which the hippocampus of each hemisphere projects to the contralateral hippocampus and to the thalamus and mamillary bodies

Webster (1913) Definition: For"nix, n.; pl. Fornices. [L., an arch.] (Anat.)
(a) An arch or fold; as, the fornix, or vault, of the
cranium; the fornix, or reflection, of the conjuctiva.
(b) Esp., two longitudinal bands of white nervous tissue
beneath the lateral ventricles of the brain.

See Also: brain, carina fornicis, encephalon, fascicle, fasciculus, fiber bundle, fibre bundle

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