Definición de geniculate body en inglés:

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geniculate body

(also geniculate nucleus)

sustantivo

Anatomy
Each of two protuberances on the inferior surface of the thalamus which relay auditory and visual impulses respectively to the cerebral cortex.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • At the rear end of the thalamus are the smaller medial and lateral geniculate nuclei, relaying auditory and visual pathways, respectively, to the auditory and visual areas of the cortex.
  • Neurons from the lateral geniculate nucleus then send axons to the visual cortex.
  • The ventral notch in the lateral geniculate body was filled with optic tract fibers and these have been removed to show the nucleus.

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Saltos de línea: gen¦icu|late body

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