Medical Definition of Medial nucleus of thalamus

1. A large, composite cell group in the dorsomedial region of the thalamus having reciprocal connections with the entire extent of the frontal cortex anterior to the motor cortex (area 4) and premotor cortex (area 6). The afferent connections of the medial nucleus also include projections from the olfactory cortex and amygdala. Synonym: nucleus medialis thalami, dorsomedial nucleus, mediodorsal nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)

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medial nasal branches of anterior ethmoidal nerve
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medial nucleus of thalamus (current term)
medial occipital artery
medial occipitotemporal gyrus
medial palpebral commissure
medial palpebral ligament
medial part of longitudinal arch of foot
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medial patellar retinaculum
medial pectoral nerve
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