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Medical Term:

sublenticular part of internal capsule


Definition: the part of the internal capsule below the caudal third of the lentiform nucleus that contains the acoustic radiation [TA] (geniculotemporal fibers [TA]), corticotectal fibers [TA], temporopontine fibers [TA], and corticothalamic fibers as well as that part of the optic radiation representing the upper part of the contralateral half of the binocular visual field.

Synonym(s): pars sublentiformis capsulae internaeTA

See Also: sublentiform limb of internal capsule

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