Part of thalamus receiving primary somatic sensory information via the medial lemniscal pathway that projects to the primary somatosensory cortex (adapted from Paxinos, The Rat Nervous System, 2nd Ed, Academic Press, 1995). [ BIRNLEX:1116 ]

Synonyms: nucleus ventrales posteriores ventrobasal nucleus ventral posterior nucleus nucleus ventralis posterior ventral posterior thalamic nucleus ventrobasal complex

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim

latin term
nuclei ventrales posteriores [ NeuroNames:343 ]

abbreviation
VP [ BIRNLEX:1116 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1b/ThalamicNuclei.png

has related synonym

ventral posterior complex of the thalamus

nuclei ventrales posteriores

VPN

ventroposterior inferior nucleus

ventroposterior nucleus of thalamus

ventroposterior nucleus

ventral posterior

id

UBERON:0002596