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Neural Fiber Pathways Form Sheet-Like Structures

Caption: This is a detail of a diffusion spectrum MR image of rhesus monkey brain showing the sheet-like, three-dimensional structure of neural pathways that cross each other at right angles.

Credit: Van Wedeen, M.D., Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital

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