geniculate body

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geniculate body n.

  1. Lateral geniculate body.

  2. Medial geniculate body.

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geniculate body

noun
one of four small oval masses that protrude slightly from the underside of the thalamus and function as synaptic centers on the way to the cerebral cortex 
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