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Brain: Geniculate bodies (thalamus)
ThalamicNuclei
Thalamic nuclei:
MNG = Midline nuclear group
AN = Anterior nuclear group
MD = Medial dorsal nucleus
VNG = Ventral nuclear group
VA = Ventral anterior nucleus
VL = Ventral lateral nucleus
VPL = Ventral posterolateral nucleus
VPM = Ventral posteromedial nucleus
LNG = Lateral nuclear group
PUL = Pulvinar
MTh = Metathalamus
LG = Lateral geniculate nucleus
MG = Medial geniculate nucleus
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Latin corpora geniculata
Gray's subject #189 811
Part of
Components
Artery
Vein
BrainInfo/UW hier-334
MeSH A08.186.211.730.385.826.701.444

The geniculate bodies are the medial geniculate nucleus and the lateral geniculate nucleus which as a composite structure of the thalamus make up the metathalamus


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