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Thalamus

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Ventral posterolateral nucleus (VPL)Pain, temp, pressure, touch, vibration, proprioception; input: Spinothalamic and dorsal columns/medial lemniscus; destination: Primary somatosensory cortex
Ventral postero-medial nucleus (VPM)Face sensation, taste; input: CNV and gustatory pathway; destination: Primary somatosensory cortex
Lateral geniculate nucleusVision ("L=Light"); input: CNII; destination: Calcarine sulcus
Medial geniculate nucleusHearing ("M=Music"); input:superior olive and inferior colliculus of tectum; destination: auditory cortex of temporal lobe
Ventral lateral nucleusMotor fxn; input: Basal ganglia, cerebellum; destination: motor cortex
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