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Medial geniculate body

Name: Medial geniculate body
Description: Nuclear complex of the thalamus situated on the caudal, subpial aspect of the thalamus (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 622).[1]
Synonym(s): corpus geniculatum mediale, medial geniculate complex, medial geniculate nucleus
Is part of: Metathalamus, auditory system
Has role: Thalamic relay nucleus
Abbreviation: MGN
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: birnlex_1670
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF
Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 338
Topography defining Criteria: Found medially to the lateral geniculate body in humans and ventral to it in cats, intercalated between the fibers of the brachium of the inferior colliculus and those of the auditory radiation.

Neurons in Medial geniculate body

Thalamus geniculate nucleus (medial) principal neuron are neurons that can be found in Medial geniculate body or its parts.

Axons in Medial geniculate body

Colliculus Inferior GABAergic Principal Cell, Colliculus inferior principal cell are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Medial geniculate body or its parts.

Dendrites in Medial geniculate body

Thalamus geniculate nucleus (medial) principal neuron are neurons whose dendrites can be found in Medial geniculate body or its parts.

Parts of Medial geniculate body

Inferred incoming projections for Medial geniculate body

The following brain regions send axons into Medial geniculate body: Inferior colliculus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.


References

  1. PMID:ISBN:0195026942
  • Abbreviation Source: NeuroNames_abbrevSource

Notes

Non structured information for this region can be found http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medial_geniculate_nucleus



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Facts about Medial geniculate bodyRDF feed
AbbrevMGN  +
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
BamsID329  +
BamsLinkhttp://brancusi.usc.edu/bkms/brain/show-braing2.php?aidi=329  +
Created5 March 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionNuclear complex of the thalamus situated on the caudal, subpial aspect of the thalamus (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 622).
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Has roleThalamic relay nucleus  +
Idbirnlex_1670  +
Is part ofMetathalamus  +, and Auditory system  +
LabelMedial geniculate body  +
ModifiedDate21 January 2014  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=338  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
Synonymcorpus geniculatum mediale  +, medial geniculate complex  +, and medial geniculate nucleus  +
TomoDefiningCriteriaFound medially to the lateral geniculate body in humans and ventral to it in cats, intercalated between the fibers of the brachium of the inferior colliculus and those of the auditory radiation.
UmlscuiC0086596  +