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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 medial dorsal nucleus of the thalamus?

 
        A) Reticular formation, basal ganglia, crebellum, and somatosensory pathways
 
        B) Brachium of the inferior colliculus
 
        C) Medial lemniscus and spinothalamic tract
 
        D) Thalamus
 
        E) Amygdala, septal area, and olfactory cortex
 

 


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

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Amygdala, septal area, and olfactory cortex provides input to the medial dorsal nucleus of the thalamus  (See References)

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B) brachium of the inferior colliculus

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Amygdala, septal area, and olfactory cortex provides input to the medial dorsal nucleus of the thalamus  (See References)

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C) medial lemniscus and spinothalamic tract

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Amygdala, septal area, and olfactory cortex provides input to the medial dorsal nucleus of the thalamus  (See References)

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D) thalamus

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Amygdala, septal area, and olfactory cortex provides input to the medial dorsal nucleus of the thalamus  (See References)

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E) amygdala, septal area, and olfactory cortex

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The medial dorsal nucleus of the thalamus receives input from the amygdala, septal area, and olfactory cortex  (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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