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Geniculate Bodies MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Geniculate Bodies
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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.
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Corpus Geniculatum Mediale
Geniculate Nucleus
Lateral Geniculate Body
Lateral Geniculate Nucleus
Medial Geniculate Body
Medial Geniculate Complex
Medial Geniculate Nucleus
Nucleus Geniculatus Lateralis Dorsalis
Nucleus Geniculatus Lateralis Pars Dorsalis
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Geniculate Bodies Preferred
Lateral Geniculate Body Narrower
Medial Geniculate Body Narrower
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