The metathalamus is a composite structure of the thalamus, consisting of the medial geniculate nucleus and the lateral geniculate nucleus. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metathalamus ]

Synonyms: geniculate thalamic group geniculate group of the dorsal thalamus nuclei metathalami

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim

abbreviation
MTh [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:1461 ]

depicted by

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

external ontology notes

we follow FMA in making this a subtype of nucleus, but in fact it is a group containing two nuclei

has related synonym

corpora geniculata
geniculate group of dorsal thalamus
geniculate thalamic nuclear group (metathalamus)

id

UBERON:0002704