ventral anterior nucleus TA of thalamus
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]