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Thalamic Nuclei 02

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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.


reticular formation, basal ganglia, crebellum, and somatosensory pathways provide input to which of the following nuclei?

 
        A) Ventral posterolateral nucleus
 
        B) Ventral lateral nucleus
 
        C) Intralaminar nuclei
 
        D) Ventral posteromedial nucleus
 
        E) Anterior nucleus
 

 


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A) ventral posterolateral nucleus

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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) ventral lateral nucleus

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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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C) intralaminar nuclei

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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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D) ventral posteromedial nucleus

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E) anterior nucleus

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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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