ventral thalamic peduncle

n.

The massive system of fiber bundles emerging through the ventral, lateral, and anterior borders of the thalamus to join the internal capsule.

Nearby words

  1. ventral fin,
  2. ventral horn,
  3. ventral plate,
  4. ventral plate of neural tube,
  5. ventral root,
  6. ventrally,
  7. ventri-,
  8. ventricle,
  9. ventricles,
  10. ventricose


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