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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Additionally, abnormalities were found in the hippocampus, subiculum, entorhinal cortex, septal nuclei, mamillary body, selected nuclei of the amygdala, neocerebellar cortex, roof nuclei of the cerebellum, and inferior olivary nucleus (Bauman & Kemper, 2005).
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. [Fig 1] The mass lesion located in right para-central region of hypothalamus, which medially bulged into right lateral wall of 3rd ventricle near to its infundibular recess [Fig 1].
Photo: Autistic (A) and control (C) sections of limbic area known as the mamillary body. Magnifications in B and D show that autistic neurons are packed together more closely.