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Medical Term:

ventral thalamic peduncle

Definition

the massive system of fiber bundles emerging through the lateral and anterior borders of the thalamus to join the internal capsule and parts of the corona radiata; it contains the fibers reciprocally connecting the ventral thalamic nuclei with the precentral and postcentral gyri of the cerebral cortex.

Synonym(s): pedunculus thalami ventralis

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