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Fornix, Brain MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fornix, Brain
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.180.405.600
A08.186.211.200.885.287.500.345.600
Unique ID
D020712
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020712
Scope Note
Heavily myelinated fiber bundle of the TELENCEPHALON projecting from the hippocampal formation to the HYPOTHALAMUS. Some authorities consider the fornix part of the LIMBIC SYSTEM. The fimbria starts as a flattened band of axons arising from the subiculum and HIPPOCAMPUS, which then thickens to form the fornix.
Entry Term(s)
Commissura Hippocampi
Commissure of Fornix
Dorsal Hippocampal Commissure
Fimbria (Brain)
Fimbria of Hippocampus
Fimbria, Brain
Fimbria-Fornix
Fornical Commissure
Fornix (Brain)
Fornix-Fimbria
Hippocampal Commissure
NLM Classification #
WL 314
Previous Indexing
Hippocampus (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2008; see FORNIX (BRAIN) 2000-2007; for FIMBRIA OF HIPPOCAMPUS see under HIPPOCAMPUS 2000-2014 now HIPPOCAMPAL FORMATION
History Note
2008 (2000)
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Fornix, Brain Preferred
Fimbria of Hippocampus Narrower
Hippocampal Commissure Narrower
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