mammillothalamic

mammillothalamic

adjective Referring to the mammillary body and the thalamus, and the functions or fibres connecting them.
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The first network, composed of the hippocampal-diencephalic limbic circuit (connected through the fornix and mammillothalamic tract) and the parahippocampal-retrosplenial circuit (ventral cingulum), is dedicated to memory and spatial orientation, respectively; the second, the temporoamygdala-orbitofrontal network (connected through the uncinate fasciculus) is dedicated to the integration of visceral and emotional states with cognition and behavior; the third, the dorsomedial default-mode network consists of a group of medial regions (anterior cingulate-medial PFC and the posterior cingulate-precuneus interconnected through the dorsal cingulum).
Evidence of a spatial encoding deficit in rats with lesions of the mammillary bodies or mammillothalamic tract.