geniculate body


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one of four small oval masses that protrude slightly from the underside of the thalamus and function as synaptic centers on the way to the cerebral cortex

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12) In animal models of amblyopia caused by visual deprivation during the neonatal period, histologic changes have been noted in the lateral geniculate body and cortex.
A research carried out by Begona Diaz and her colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, has discovered an important neural mechanism underlying dyslexia and shown that many difficulties associated with dyslexia can potentially be traced back to a malfunction of the medial geniculate body in the thalamus.
The scientists have discovered an important neural mechanism underlying dyslexia and shown that many difficulties associated with dyslexia can potentially be traced back to a malfunction of the medial geniculate body in the thalamus.
The superior colliculus and lateral geniculate body constitutes the intracranial visual relay centers.
Posterior involvement of the optic tracts and radiation and lateral geniculate body is less commonly seen.
For the sake of space, those specifically not included in Table 3 are the volumes of subdivisions and parts of medulla oblongata, mesencephalic components, cerebellar nuclei, and lateral geniculate body.
The anterior choroidal artery (Table 1) is responsible for supplying blood to deep structures of the brain including the globus pallidus (basal ganglia), lateral geniculate body (thalamus), posterior limb of the internal capsule and medial temporal lobe.
The next stage of the pathway is the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN), sometimes termed the lateral geniculate body (LGB) or lateral geniculate complex (LGC).