ventral anterior nucleus TA of thalamus

(redirected from nucleus ventralis anterior)

ven·tral an·te·ri·or nu·cle·us [TA] of thal·a·mus

the most rostral of the subdivisions of the ventral nucleus, receiving projections from the globus pallidus and projecting to the premotor and frontal cortex. This nucleus is divisible into a magnocellular division [TA] (pars magnocellularis [TA]) and a principal division [TA] (pars principalis [TA]).
Synonym(s): nucleus ventralis anterior [TA]
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