Ventral posteromedial nucleus

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Brain: Ventral posteromedial nucleus
Thalamic nuclei:
MNG = Midline nuclear group
AN = Anterior nuclear group
MD = Medial dorsal nucleus
VNG = Ventral nuclear group
VA = Ventral anterior nucleus
VL = Ventral lateral nucleus
VPL = Ventral posterolateral nucleus
VPM = Ventral posteromedial nucleus
LNG = Lateral nuclear group
PUL = Pulvinar
MTh = Metathalamus
LG = Lateral geniculate nucleus
MG = Medial geniculate nucleus
Latin nucleus ventralis posteromedialis thalami
NeuroNames hier-330
Dorlands/Elsevier n_11/12584018

The ventral posteromedial nucleus (VPM) is a nucleus of the thalamus.

Inputs and outputs

It projects to the postcentral gyrus and receives the solitary tract and trigeminal nerve information from the medial lemniscus.

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