The main division of the lateral geniculate body; consists of two magnocellular layers [TA] (strata magnocellularia [TA]) and four parvocellular layers [TA] (strata parvocellularia [TA]) and serves as a processing station in the major pathway from the retina to the cerebral cortex, receiving fibers from the optic tract and giving rise to the geniculocalcarine radiation to the visual cortex in the occipital lobe. [ http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=61422 ]

Synonyms: lateral geniculate nucleus, dorsal part nucleus dorsalis corporis geniculati lateralis nucleus geniculatus lateralis pars dorsalis lateral geniculate complex, dorsal part

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Term information

latin term
corpus geniculatum laterale (Hassler) [ NeuroNames:353 ]

latin term
nucleus dorsalis corporis geniculati lateralis [ FMA:62214 FMA:TA ]

latin term
nucleus geniculatus lateralis dorsalis [ NeuroNames:353 ]

latin term
nucleus corporis geniculati lateralis, pars dorsalis [ NeuroNames:353 ]

abbreviation
DLG [ BIRNLEX:1595 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

has related synonym

lateral geniculate nucleus dorsal part
nucleus geniculatus lateralis dorsalis
dorsal nucleus of lateral geniculate body
corpus geniculatum laterale (Hassler)
nucleus corporis geniculati lateralis, pars dorsalis
dorsal part of the lateral geniculate complex

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UBERON:0002479