Medical Definition of Peduncular loop

1. A complex fibre bundle curving around the medial edge of the internal capsule and connecting the anterior part of the temporal lobe (temporal cortex), amygdala, and olfactory cortex with the mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus; it enters the thalamus as a component of the inferior thalamic peduncle which also contains a major part of the fibres connecting the mediodorsal nucleus to the orbitofrontal cortex. Synonym: peduncular ansa, peduncular loop, Reil's ansa. (05 Mar 2000)



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pedregals
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peduncle of corpus callosum
peduncle of flocculus
peduncle of mamillary body
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peduncular loop (current term)
peduncular veins
pedunculata
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pedunculated hydatid
pedunculated polyp
pedunculomamillary fasciculus
pedunculotomy
pedunculus
pedunculus cerebellaris inferior
pedunculus cerebellaris medius
pedunculus cerebellaris superior
pedunculus cerebri

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