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Geniculate Bodies MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Geniculate Bodies
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.200.317.826.701.444
Unique ID
D005829
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005829
Scope Note
Part of the DIENCEPHALON inferior to the caudal end of the dorsal THALAMUS. Includes the lateral geniculate body which relays visual impulses from the OPTIC TRACT to the calcarine cortex, and the medial geniculate body which relays auditory impulses from the lateral lemniscus to the AUDITORY CORTEX.
Entry Term(s)
Corpus Geniculatum Mediale
Geniculate Nucleus
Lateral Geniculate Body
Lateral Geniculate Nucleus
Medial Geniculate Body
Medial Geniculate Complex
Medial Geniculate Nucleus
Metathalamus
Nucleus Geniculatus Lateralis Dorsalis
Nucleus Geniculatus Lateralis Pars Dorsalis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Geniculate Bodies Preferred
Medial Geniculate Body Narrower
Lateral Geniculate Body Narrower
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