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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Shallow layer cells (1 ~ 3) were received from the fibers of optic nerve, the lateral geniculate and visual cortex, deep cells (4 ~ 7) not only accept the vision, but also accept incoming signal of auditory sense and somatesthesia.
[6] In extra-pontine myelinolysis cases, these features are observed frequently in the corpus callosum, basal ganglia, hippocampus, lateral geniculate body, thalamus, cerebellum, and cerebral subcortex, and it is observed infrequently in the midbrain, internal capsule, and medulla oblongata.
The major visual pathway relays signals from the retina to the primary visual cortex (striate cortex/V1; situated in the occipital lobe) via the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) in the thalamus.
Our finding are similar to many earlier reports where the MSG treatment caused vacuolations in the stroma of many body organs including liver tissue8, lateral geniculate body9, medial geniculate body,testes10,superior colliculus11, oviduct12, seminiferous tubules13 and interstitial connective tissue in testes14.
In fact, in mammals, visual stimulations evoke synchronous neuronal activities in retina, lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) of the thalamus, and visual cortex (VC), at a time scale of tens of milliseconds [1-8].
Even in the early stages of the visual system (lateral geniculate nucleus; (4,5) primary visual cortex (V1) (6-8)), the activity is modulated by extra-retinal signals such as corollary discharges.
(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.
At the same time, influenza A H1N1associated delirium; visual, emotional, and auditory hallucinations; retinal and lateral geniculate nucleus infarctions have also been reported [23, 24].
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).
Internal structures were visualized and matched to corresponding locations in the rat brain atlas, which enabled the identification of the external capsule, optic tract, internal capsule, hippocampus, and lateral geniculate nucleus.

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