lateral geniculate body

noun

Medical Definition of lateral geniculate body

: a part of the metathalamus that consists of an oval elevation produced by the underlying lateral geniculate nucleus and is situated on the posterolateral surface of the thalamus — compare medial geniculate body

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“Lateral geniculate body.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20geniculate%20body. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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