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Stria medullaris of thalamus

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Brain: Stria medullaris of thalamus
Latin stria medullaris thalamica
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MeSH [1]

The stria medullaris, also known as stria medullaris thalami, is a fiber bundle containing efferent fibers from the septal nuclei, lateral preoptico-hypothalamic region, and anterior thalamic nuclei to the habenula. It forms a horizontal ridge on the medial surface of the thalamus.

It projects to the habenular nuclei.[1]

It is considered part of the epithalamus in NeuroNames, but part of the thalamus in Terminologia Anatomica.


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