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Medical Term:

ventral anterior nucleus [TA] of thalamus


the most rostral of the subdivisions of the ventral nucleus, receiving projections from the globus pallidus and projecting to the premotor and frontal cortex. This nucleus is divisible into a magnocellular division [TA] (pars magnocellularis [TA]) and a principal division [TA] (pars principalis [TA]).

Synonym(s): nucleus ventralis anteriorTA

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