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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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).
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.
7%) patients, secondary optic atrophy in 3(20%) patients, macular edema in 3(20%) patients, posterior visual pathway lesion (lateral geniculate body 1<6.
Histological studies of the effects of monosodium glutamate on the medial geniculate body of adult Wistar rats.
Color and contrast sensitivity in the lateral geniculate body and primary visual cortex of the macaque monkey.