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Thalamic Nuclei

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Question Answer
Somatosensory from body (via medial lemniscus + spinothalamic)VPL
Communicates with prefrontal cortex; memory loss results if destroyedMedial dorsal
Cerebellum (dentate nucleus) and basal ganglia -> motor cortexVentral lateral
Trigeminothalamic and taste pathways to somatosensory cortexVPM
Retina -> occipital lobeLGN
Basal ganglia -> prefrontal, premotor, and orbital corticesVentral anterior
Mamillothalamic tract -> cingulate gyrus (Papez circuit)Anterior nucleus
Integration of visual, auditory, and somesthetic inputPulvinar nucleus
Dentate nucleus and basal ganglia -> supplementary motor cortexVentral lateral
Auditory info -> auditory cortexMGN
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