mammillary body definition

  • noun:
    • among a couple of small circular figures, on the undersurface of mind, that act as a relay for impulses coming from the amygdalae and hippocampi into the thalamus, and (included in the diencephalon) form an element of the limbic system.
    • one of two little circular frameworks on undersurface associated with mind that form the terminals of this anterior arches for the fornix

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