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Thalamic Nuclei 02

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Thursday, September 14 2006 by

Last modified on Tuesday, February 20 2007.

There are several nuclei in the thalamus, associated with different afferent sources.


Which of the following structures provides input to the intralaminar nuclei of the thalamus?

 
        A) Thalamus
 
        B) Trigeminothalamic tracts
 
        C) Mammillothalamic tract
 
        D) Reticular formation, basal ganglia, crebellum, and somatosensory pathways
 
        E) Optic tract
 

 


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A) thalamus

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Reticular formation, basal ganglia, crebellum, and somatosensory pathways provides input to the intralaminar nuclei of the thalamus  (See References)

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B) trigeminothalamic tracts

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C) mammillothalamic tract

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D) reticular formation, basal ganglia, crebellum, and somatosensory pathways

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The intralaminar nuclei of the thalamus receives input from the reticular formation, basal ganglia, crebellum, and somatosensory pathways  (See References)

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E) optic tract

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Reticular formation, basal ganglia, crebellum, and somatosensory pathways provides input to the intralaminar nuclei of the thalamus  (See References)

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References:

1. Nolte, J. (1993). The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy. Mosby, St. Louis.
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