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 [ ]

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


uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
nucleus corporis geniculati lateralis [ NeuroNames:352 ]

LGN [ BIRNLEX:1662 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

latin term
corpus geniculatus lateralis [ NeuroNames:352 ]

depicted by

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
external geniculate body
corpus geniculatum laterale
corpus geniculatum externum



present in taxon