geniculate body


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n geniculate body one of four small oval masses that protrude slightly from the underside of the thalamus and function as synaptic centers on the way to the cerebral cortex
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In literature:

This grey matter is the lateral geniculate body.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various