mammillary body

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Related to mammillary body: limbic system, pituitary gland, amygdala, cingulate gyrus, thalamus
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Synonyms for mammillary body

one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix

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14) One specific finding in patients with chronic lesions of WE is mammillary body atrophy.
Mammillary body atrophy in Wernicke's encphalpathy: antemortem identification using magnetic resonance imaging.