geniculate body

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Related to geniculate body: cerebral peduncle, internal capsule
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Noun1.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
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
corpus geniculatum laterale, lateral geniculate, lateral geniculate body - a neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex
corpus geniculatum mediale, medial geniculate, medial geniculate body - a neural structure that serves as the last of a series of processing centers along the auditory pathway from the cochlea to the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex
thalamus - large egg-shaped structures of grey matter that form the dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon
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[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.
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.
A functional imaging study showed that neural activity was increased in regions involved in the neural pathway of the auditory system, such as AC, inferior colliculus, and medial geniculate body.[29] However, resting state fMRI showed increased functional connection between the AC and hippocampus.[30],[31] We delivered electrical stimulation to the hippocampus and recorded the neuronal excitability of the AC, to gain insight into the possible regulatory effect of the hippocampus in tinnitus.
Its fibers arise from the lateral geniculate body and are myelinated by oligodendrocytes.
The neural generators of MLAEP waveforms are as follows: Na--subcortical generators such as the medial geniculate body and polysensory thalamic nuclei located in the brainstem, Pa and Nb - cortical generators such as the primary auditory cortex and adjacent areas.
There are cats (especially in the Siamese) congenital squint due to abnormal development of visual pathways between the retina and geniculate body (Kaas and Guillery, 1973).
It eventually reaches thalamus (medial geniculate body) and from there it is relayed to cortex.
Bignall, "Projections from the visual cortex in the thalamectomized cat with the exception of the lateral geniculate body," Journal de Physiologie, vol.
(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.
Waves VI and VII are generated in the medial geniculate body of the thalamus and auditory radiations.