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HY Thalamic Nuclei

Day 8

Somatosensory from body (via medial lemniscus and spinothalamic) VPL
Communications with prefrontal cortex Medial dorsal (MD)
Cerebellum (dentate nucleus) and basal ganglia--> motor cortex Ventrolateral (VL)
Trigeminothalamic and taste pathways to somatosensory cortex Ventral posteromedial (VPM)
Retina--> occipital lobe Lateral geniculate body
Basal ganglia--> prefrontal, premotor, and orbital cortices Ventral anterior (VA)
Mamillothalamic tract--> cingulate gyrus (part of Papez circuit) Anterior nucleus
Integration of visual, auditory, and somesthetic input Pulvinar nucleus
Memory loss results if destroyed Medial dorsal (MD)
(Auditory info) brachium of inferior colliculus--> primary auditory cortex Medial geniculate body
Dentate nucleus and basal ganglia--> supplementary motor cortex Ventral lateral
Created by: sarah3148