ventral thalamic peduncle
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
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.