triangular area of Wernicke
The term triangular area of Wernicke refers to an internal structure of the brain that appears triangular in coronal sections. Located lateral to the pulvinar and dorsolateral to the lateral geniculate body in the internal capsule ( Carpenter-1991 ), it is composed of fibers that contribute to the geniculocalcarine radiation ( Riley-1943 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 2286

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