metathalamus

noun
meta·​thal·​a·​mus | \ -ˈthal-ə-məs How to pronounce metathalamus (audio) \
plural metathalami\ -​ˌmī How to pronounce metathalami (audio) \

Medical Definition of metathalamus

: the part of the diencephalon on each side that comprises the lateral and medial geniculate bodies

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“Metathalamus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metathalamus. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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