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Meaning of GENICULATE BODY

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  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
 
 See Also: corpus geniculatum laterale, corpus geniculatum mediale, lateral geniculate body, medial geniculate body, neural structure, thalamus

 

 

 

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