mamillary body


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Noun1.mamillary body - one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornixmamillary body - one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
betweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon - the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
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MRI scan revealed a T1 and T2 weighted isointense and FLAIR slight hyperintense mass lesion in Hypothalamic Tuber Cinerium region with extension of lesion into right mamillary body.
Photo: Autistic (A) and control (C) sections of limbic area known as the mamillary body.
The superior point is the highest curvature of the inferior surface of fornix and inferior point, marked on the superior surface of the mamillary body to measure the superior-inferior height.