medial geniculate body


: a part of the metathalamus consisting of a small oval tubercle situated between the pulvinar, colliculi, and cerebral peduncle that receives nerve impulses from the inferior colliculus and relays them to the auditory cortex compare lateral geniculate body

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“Medial geniculate body.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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