postcommissure


postcommissure
\\“+\ noun
Etymology: post- + commissure
: one of the bands of white matter that bound the third ventricle of the brain posteriorly

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  • Postcommissure — Post*com mis*sure, n. [Pref. post + commisure.] (Anat.) A transverse commisure in the posterior part of the roof of the third ventricle of the brain; the posterior cerebral commisure. B. G. Wilder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postcommissure — post·commissure …   English syllables

  • Post- — (p[=o]st). [L. post behind, after; cf. Skr. pa[,c]c[=a]behind, afterwards.] A prefix signifying behind, back, after; as, postcommissure, postdot, postscript. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postcommissural — (ˈ) ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: postcommissure + al : of, relating to, or transmitted by the postcommissures of the brain …   Useful english dictionary