lateral geniculate body
Definition: the lateral one of a pair of small oval masses related to visual function that protrude slightly from the posteroinferior aspect of the thalamus; commonly considered as part of the metathalamus.
Synonym(s): corpus geniculatum lateraleTA, corpus geniculatum externum
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