View of the brain from below: The transversely running, light-colored fibers between the two halves of the brain (b, c, p, q, r, x, w) are called commissure fibers. c = Genu corporis callosi; b = Rostrum corporis callosi; t = dentate gyrus ; x = commissura fornicis (hippocampi); w = Commissura posterior (drawing by Johann Christian Reil )
A commissure ( Latin commissura , joint, connection ) is a connection between the two sides of a common structure in anatomy .
In the rope ladder nervous system (nervous system of lower animals), cross connections between the segmentally arranged nerve bundles ( ganglia ) are called commissures.
↑ Alfred Benninghoff , Kurt Goerttler : Textbook of Human Anatomy. Shown with preference given to functional relationships. Volume 3: Nervous System, Skin and Sensory Organs . 7th edition. Urban and Schwarzenberg, Munich 1964, pp. 16 f., 20, 22 f., 114, 191, 202, 205, 239.