lateral geniculate body

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Noun1.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
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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(12) In animal models of amblyopia caused by visual deprivation during the neonatal period, histologic changes have been noted in the lateral geniculate body and cortex.
Since efavirenz crosses the BBB, it is relevant to investigate its histochemical effect on the superior colliculi and lateral geniculate body. It is probable that the adverse effects of efavirenz on dizziness and headache may be due to direct effect of efavirenz on the superior colliculus and lateral geniculate body.
Posterior involvement of the optic tracts and radiation and lateral geniculate body is less commonly seen.

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