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Thalamic Nuclei

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studentdo2021's version from 2018-03-25 18:30

Function

 

NucleusFunction
anterior nucleusemotion, short term memory
ventral anterior nucleus (VA)motor control
ventral lateral nucleus (VL)motor control
ventral posterior lateral nucleus (VPL)somatosensation (non-facial)
ventral posterior medial nucleus (VPM)facial somatosensation
pulvinarvisual association
lateral geniculate body (LGB)vision
medial geniculate body (MGB)hearing
dorsal medial nucleuspersonality, executive function
reticular nucleusthalamic inhibition
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Input/Output

 

NucleusInputOutput
anterior nucleuslimbic system (hippocampus, amygdala)cingulate gyrus
ventral anterior nucleus (VA)cerebellum, basal gangliamotor cortex (precentral gyrus)
ventral lateral nucleus (VL)cerebellum, basal gangliamotor cortex (precentral gyrus)
ventral posterior lateral nucleus (VPL)medial lemniscus, lateral spinothalamic tractsomatosensory cortex (postcentral gyrus)
ventral posterior medial nucleus (VPM)medial lemniscus, dorsal trigeminal tract, ventral trigeminal tract, mesencephalic tractpost-central gyrus
pulvinarsuperior colliculusparietal lobe
lateral geniculate body (LGB)optic tractoccipital lobe
medial geniculate body (MGB)inferior colliculustemporal lobe
dorsal medial nucleusfrontal lobefrontal lobe
reticular nucleuscortex, thalamusthalamus
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