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Medical Term:

ventral anterior nucleus [TA] of thalamus

Definition

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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