mammillary body


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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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In vivo mammillary body volume deficits in amnesic and nonamnesic alcoholics.
1 Typically, lesions are symmetrical and seen in the thalamus, mammillary body, and periaqueductal areas.
Hemimegancephaly, porencephaly, Aicardi syndrome, olivary dentate dysplasia, mammillary body agenesis, cerebral dysgenesis and cortical dysplasias have been related with this condition.
From there it extends bilaterally around the infundibulum (the funnel-shaped stalk from which the pituitary is suspended) and ends caudally at the mammillary body.
14) One specific finding in patients with chronic lesions of WE is mammillary body atrophy.