Nerve fiber decussation

Albertino Bigiani bigiani at
Thu Mar 21 16:06:35 EST 1996

Does anybody know why so many nerve fiber bundles decussate in CNS? I 
mean, is there any functional reason for that? Wouldn't be the same if 
nerve fiber bundles just travelled through the CNS without crossing 
the middle line?
Thanks in advance.


Albertino Bigiani

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