thalamic peduncle

thalamic peduncle

Etymology: Gk, thalamos, chamber; L, pes, foot
a group of fibers linking the thalamus with the hypothalamus.

tha·lam·ic pe·dun·cle

(thă-lam'ik pĕ-dŭngk'ĕl)
Pedunculus thalami inferior, lateralis, and ventralis.
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