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. [ MP:0004165 https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 ]

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 ]

abbreviation
LGN [ BIRNLEX:1662 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

latin term
corpus geniculatus lateralis [ NeuroNames:352 ]

definition

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.

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 exact synonym

lateral geniculate complex

corpus geniculatum laterales

lateral geniculate nucleus

nucleus geniculatus lateralis

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