specific sensory thalamic relay nuclei
The term specific sensory thalamic relay nuclei refers to a group of structures in the thalamus defined by connectivity. These include the medial geniculate body, the lateral geniculate body, and two substructures of the ventral posterior nucleus: the ventral posteromedial nucleus (VPM) and the ventral posterolateral nucleus (VPL) ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: specific sensory relay nuclei, specific thalamic nucleiNeuroNames ID : 1394

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