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Medical Term:

posterior thalamic radiation


Definition: radiation formed by fibers interconnecting through the retrolenticular part of the posterior limb of the internal capsule, the pulvinar complex and lateral geniculate nucleus, and the posterior parietal and occipital lobes of the cerebral cortex.

Synonym(s): radiatio thalamica posteriorTA

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