ventral nucleus of medial geniculate body

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Ventral division of medial geniculate body, first described by Morest (1964) in the cat, but found in primate, mouse and rat as well. It begins midway in the posterior third of the medial geniculate in the cat and is prominant anteriorly. The boundary between the dorsal and ventral divisions is demarcated in rat by a thick horizontally oriented axon bundle, the midgeniculate bundle (Webster, 1995, fig 16). [ ]

Synonyms: nucleus corporis geniculati medialis, pars ventralis nucleus ventralis corporis geniculati medialis medial nucleus of medial geniculate complex nucleus geniculatus medialis fasciculosis (Hassler) nucleus geniculatus medialis fasciculosus (Hassler) ventral nucleus of medial geniculate complex ventral principal nucleus of medial geniculate body medial geniculate nucleus, ventral part medial geniculate complex, ventral part nucleus geniculatus medialis pars ventralis

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Term information

latin term
nucleus geniculatus medialis fasciculosis (Hassler) [ FMA:62217 FMA:TA ]

abbreviation
MGV [ BIRNLEX:845 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

abbreviation
VMG [ BIRNLEX:845 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

latin term
nucleus ventralis corporis geniculati medialis [ FMA:TA FMA:62217 ]

has related synonym

medial geniculate nucleus ventral part
ventral nucleus
medial geniculate complex ventral part
ventral nucleus of the medial geniculate body

id

UBERON:0002985