mammillothalamic fasciculus

(redirected from fasciculus mammillothalamicus)

mam·mil·lo·tha·lam·ic fas·cic·u·lus

[TA]
a compact, thick bundle of nerve fibers that passes dorsalward from the mammillary body on either side to terminate in the anterior nucleus of the thalamus.

mammillothalamic tract

The myelinated axons that arise from cells of the medial and lateral nuclei of the mammillary body and from fibres from the fornix, connecting the mammillary body to the dorsal and ventral tegmental nuclei and the anterior thalamic nucleus.
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