metathalamus

noun

meta·​thal·​a·​mus -ˈthal-ə-məs How to pronounce metathalamus (audio)
plural metathalami -ˌmī How to pronounce metathalamus (audio)
: 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 2 Dec. 2022.

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