intralaminar nuclei

intralaminar nuclei

[‚in·trə′la·mən·ər ′nü·klē‚ī]
(neuroscience)
A diffuse group of nuclei located in the internal medullary lamina of the thalamus.
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The increase in Fos-IR in the PV and prelimbic cortex are noteworthy given the role of midline intralaminar nuclei in attention.
The enkephalins are found mainly in those areas of the brain associated with pain control, including the periventricular area, the periaqueductal gray, the midline raphe nuclei, the substantia gelatinosa of the dorsal horns in the spinal cord, and the intralaminar nuclei of the thalamus.
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