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 ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim

abbreviation
MTh [ BIRNLEX:1461 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

definition

The metathalamus is a composite structure of the thalamus, consisting of the medial geniculate nucleus and the lateral geniculate nucleus. [WP,unvetted].

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 exact synonym

geniculate thalamic group

geniculate group of the dorsal thalamus

nuclei metathalami

has related synonym

corpora geniculata

geniculate group of dorsal thalamus

geniculate thalamic nuclear group (metathalamus)

id

UBERON:0002704