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(for′niks )

(for′nĭ-sēz)
pl. fornices [L. fornix, stem fornic-, vault, arch]

1. A thick axon tract that originates in the hippocampus and synapses in the septum and the hypothalamus, esp., in the mammillary bodies. The fornix, a major component of the limbic circuit, receives its name from the broad arch that it makes along the hidden inner edge of the cerebral cortex, under the corpus callosum.
SEE: limbic system for illus
2. Any vaultlike or arched body.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Fornix." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759747/all/fornix_conjunctivae.
Fornix. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759747/all/fornix_conjunctivae. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Fornix. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759747/all/fornix_conjunctivae
Fornix [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759747/all/fornix_conjunctivae.
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