medial geniculate

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Noun1.medial geniculate - 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
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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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.
It tests the integrity of the auditory pathway from the thalamic medial geniculate body up to the primary auditory cortex.
It eventually reaches thalamus (medial geniculate body) and from there it is relayed to cortex.
After clinical suspicion for pseudoaneurysm was raised, an arteriogram confirmed a superior medial geniculate pseudoaneurysm [18].
Sur and others showed that deafferentation of the medial geniculate nucleus (MGN) in newborn ferrets leads to ingrowth of retinal fibers to form novel retino-MGN projections and subsequently leading to induction of visual orientation in the auditory cortex.
Based on the results of earlier studies (summarized above), we expected to find hearing-loss related FA decreases and MD increases along auditory pathways (specifically, in the white matter near the inferior colliculi, medial geniculate nuclei, and auditory cortices) and tinnitus-related increases in FA (and decreases in MD) along auditory and auditorylimbic pathways.
Distributions of Calcium Binding Proteins in the Medial Geniculate Complex of Macaque Monkeys.
A research carried out by Begona Diaz and her colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, has discovered an important neural mechanism underlying dyslexia and shown that many difficulties associated with dyslexia can potentially be traced back to a malfunction of the medial geniculate body in the thalamus.
The researchers' next project is now to study whether current treatment programs can influence the medial geniculate body in order to make learning to read easier for everyone in the long term.
Arteriovenous fistula with false aneurysm of the inferior medial geniculate artery: a complication of total knee arthroplasty.

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