lateral geniculate

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Noun1.lateral geniculate - a neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex
geniculate body - 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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A major challenge for deciphering the visual code is mapping the connections between each rgc and its target neurons, Such as in the lateral geniculate nucleus (lgn) and, Via the lgn, The visual cortex.
1998) Effects of saccades on the activity of neurons in the cat lateral geniculate nucleus.
2) Although the visual cortex is the primary area responsible for amblyopia, changes in the retina and in the lateral geniculate body may also exist.
The transfer of abnormal visual field from the dorsal lateral geniculate visual cortex in Siamese cats.
The infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve (IBSN) and the superior lateral geniculate artery (SLGA) are the structures most at risk during the medial parapatellar approach (Table 2).
Specifically, they have found evidence of processing in the human lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN), a small node in the thalamus in the middle of the brain that relays nerve impulses from the retina to the primary visual cortex.
In the optic tract fibres from optic chiasma are rearranged to correspond with the position of lateral geniculate body.
2 Changes in the structure of the visual cortex and lateral geniculate nucleus have traditionally been used to explain the pathogenesis of amblyopia.
Researchers found that the birth of mouse pups leads to a drop in serotonin levels in the newborn's brain, triggering the formation of neural circuits in the barrel cortex and in the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN), a brain region that processes visual information.
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.

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