the group of neurons that serve as the primary processor of visual information received from the retina via the optic tract and send processed information to the visual cortex of the occipital lobe [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 ]

Synonyms: lateral geniculate complex corpus geniculatum laterales lateral geniculate nucleus nucleus geniculatus lateralis

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
nucleus corporis geniculati lateralis [ NeuroNames:352 ]

latin term
corpus geniculatus lateralis [ NeuroNames:352 ]

abbreviation
LGN [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:1662 ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/Gray719.png

external ontology notes

BTO has distinct classes for body and nucleus, but other sources treat as identical

has related synonym

corpus geniculatus lateralis
nucleus corporis geniculati lateralis
LGB
external geniculate body
corpus geniculatum laterale
corpus geniculatum externum

id

UBERON:0001926

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_117569