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central thalamic radiation

 

Definition: radiation formed by fibers interconnecting, through the posterior limb of the internal capsule, the ventral lateral, ventral posterolateral and posteromedial, lateral dorsal, and lateral posterior nuclei and the precentral gyrus and parietal lobe of the cerebral cortex.

Synonym(s): radiatio thalami centralisTA

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