lateral nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of lateral nucleus

: any of a group of nuclei of the thalamus situated in the dorsolateral region extending from its anterior to posterior ends

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“Lateral nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20nucleus. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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