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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.


cerebellum and basal ganglia provide input to which of the following nuclei?

 
        A) Reticular nucleus
 
        B) Ventral posterolateral nucleus
 
        C) Ventral posteromedial nucleus
 
        D) Anterior nucleus
 
        E) Ventral anterior nucleus
 

 


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A) reticular nucleus

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Cerebellum and basal ganglia provides input to the ventral anterior nucleus of the thalamus  (See References)

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B) ventral posterolateral nucleus

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Cerebellum and basal ganglia provides input to the ventral anterior nucleus of the thalamus  (See References)

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C) ventral posteromedial nucleus

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Cerebellum and basal ganglia provides input to the ventral anterior nucleus of the thalamus  (See References)

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D) anterior nucleus

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Cerebellum and basal ganglia provides input to the ventral anterior nucleus of the thalamus  (See References)

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E) ventral anterior nucleus

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The ventral anterior nucleus of the thalamus receives input from the cerebellum and basal ganglia  (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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