nucleus dorsalis corporis geniculati lateralis

nucleus dorsalis corporis geniculati lateralis
[TA] dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus: the large dorsal part of the lateral geniculate nucleus, consisting of six concentrically arranged cell layers in a dome-shaped mound, which receive crossed and uncrossed fibers of the optic tract that are connected with the visual cortex. See also n. ventralis corporis geniculati lateralis.

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