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retrolenticular part of internal capsule


Definition: that portion of the capsule caudal to the lentiform nucleus that contains occipitopontine fibers [TA], occipitotectal fibers [TA], optic radiations [TA] (geniculocalcarine fibers [TA], posterior thalamic radiation [TA], and other fiber systems.

Synonym(s): pars retrolentiformis capsulae internaeTA

See Also: retrolenticular limb of internal capsule

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