medial geniculate nucleus

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Noun[edit]

medial geniculate nucleus (plural medial geniculate nucleuss)

  1. The nucleus of the thalamus involved in the sense of audition, which receives projections from the inferior colliculus and projects to the primary auditory cortex.

References[edit]

Bear et al. Neuroscience, Exploring the Brain Co. 2001, Lippincot Williams and Wilkins