genu of the corpus callosum
Acronym: gcc
The term genu of the corpus callosum refers to the rostral most portion of the corpus callosum in the human ( Carpenter-1983 ), macaque ( Martin-2000 ), rat ( Swanson-2004 ) and mouse ( Franklin-2008 ). It is bounded caudally by the body of the corpus callosum, and, in all but the mouse, ventrocaudally by the rostrum of the corpus callosum. It is Region 2 of seven parts defined in a common parcellation scheme for the corpus callosum. See corpus callosum (Witelson).

Also known as: genu, genu of corpus callosum, Genu corporis callosiNeuroNames ID : 194

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