HyperDic: lateral_geniculate_body

English > 1 sense of the expression lateral geniculate body:
NOUNbodylateral geniculate body, corpus geniculatum laterale, lateral geniculatea neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex
English > lateral geniculate body: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex.
Synonymscorpus geniculatum laterale, lateral geniculate
Broadergeniculate bodyOne 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
Spanishcorpus geniculatum laterale

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