mammillothalamic tract
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The term mammillothalamic tract refers to a fiber pathway that originates from neurons in the posterior hypothalamic region and projects to various nuclei of the anterior nuclear group of the thalamus. It is a composite structure that consists of the mammillothalamic tract of the hypothalamus and the mammillothalamic tract of the thalamus ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: mamillothalamic fasciculus, mamillothalamic tract, mamillo-thalamic tract, Fasciculus mamillothalamicus, Tractus mamillo-thalamicus


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