Definition of Thalamus. Meaning of Thalamus. Synonyms of Thalamus

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Definition of Thalamus

Thalamus
Thalamus Thal"a*mus, n.; pl. Thalami. [L. thalamus chamber, Gr. qa`lamos.] 1. (Anat.) A mass of nervous matter on either side of the third ventricle of the brain; -- called also optic thalamus. 2. (Bot.) (a) Same as Thallus. (b) The receptacle of a flower; a torus.

Meaning of Thalamus from wikipedia

- thalamus by a flattened gray band, the interthalamic adhesion. The lateral part of the thalamus is the phylogenetically newest part of the thalamus (neothalamus)...
- output of the cells in Main V to the thalamus. Touch-position information from the body is carried to the thalamus by the medial lemniscus, and from the...
- ridge on the medial surface of the thalamus, and is found on the border between dorsal and medial surfaces of thalamus. Superior and lateral to habenular...
- structures that are on either side of the third ventricle, including the thalamus, the hypothalamus, the epithalamus and the subthalamus. The diencephalon...
- system via the pituitary gland. The hypothalamus is located below the thalamus and is part of the limbic system. In the terminology of neuroanatomy, it...
- The anterior nuclei of thalamus (or anterior nuclear group) are a collection of nuclei at the rostral end of the dorsal thalamus. They comprise the anteromedial...
- The medial dorsal nucleus (or dorsomedial nucleus of thalamus) is a large nucleus in the thalamus. It is believed to play a role in memory. It relays inputs...
- second-order neurons send their axons to the thalamus. The third-order neurons are in the ventral nuclear group in the thalamus and fibres from these ascend to the...
- Dorsal nucleus of thalamus may refer to: Lateral dorsal nucleus of thalamus Medial dorsal nucleus of thalamus...
- There are two structures (or rather two pairs of structures) in the brain that could be called geniculate nucleus: lateral geniculate nucleus — vision...
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