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Flashcards in Thalamus Deck (15):
1

What is the input to the VPL nucleus of the thalamus?

Spinothalamic, dorsal columns/medial lemniscus

2

What info is brought to the VPL nucleus of the thalamus?

Pain, temperature; pressure, touch, vibration, proprioception

3

What is the destination from the VPL?

primary somatosensory cortex

4

What is the input to the VPM nucleus of the thalamus?

Trigeminal and gustatory
pathway

5

What info is brought to the VPM nucleus of the thalamus?

Face sensation, taste (Makeup on the Face)

6

What is the destination from the VPM?

primary somatosensory cortex

7

What is the input to the LGN nucleus of the thalamus?

CN II

8

What info is brought to the LGN nucleus of the thalamus?

Vision

9

What is the destination from the LGN?

Calcarine sulcus

10

What is the input to the MGN nucleus of the thalamus?

Superior olive and inferior
colliculus of tectum

11

What info is brought to the MGN nucleus of the thalamus?

Hearing

12

What is the destination from the MGN?

Auditory cortex of temporal lobe

13

What is the input to the VL nucleus of the thalamus?

basal ganglia, cerebellum

14

What info is brought to the VL nucleus of the thalamus?

Motor

15

What is the destination from the VL?

motor cortex