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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abbreviation
MTh [ NIFSTD : NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX : 1461 ]
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