corpus callosumnoun [ C ]uk /ˌkɔː.pəs kəˈləʊ.səm/ us /ˌkɔːr.pəs kəˈloʊ.səm/ plural corpora callosa specialized
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- Although each hemisphere is especially related to the opposite half of the body, the two are unified in function by a great bridge of nerve fibres, called the corpus callosum, which unites them.
- If we were to remove the surface portion of the apex of the brain we should find immediately below it the shining belt of brain substance called the "corpus callosum."
- The corpus callosum and the fornix were undeveloped.