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Brain: Midline nuclear group
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
Latin nuclei mediani thalami
Gray's subject #
Part of
BrainInfo/UW hier-289
MeSH [1]

The midline nuclear group (or midline thalamic nuclei) a region of the thalamus consisting of the following nuclei:

  • paraventricular nucleus of thalamus (nucleus paraventricularis thalami) - not to be confused with paraventricular nucleus of hypothalamus
  • paratenial nucleus (nucleus parataenialis)
  • reuniens nucleus (nucleus reuniens)
  • rhomboidal nucleus (nucleus commissuralis rhomboidalis)
  • subfascicular nucleus (nucleus subfascicularis)

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