Anterior limb of internal capsule

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Brain: Anterior limb of internal capsule
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Horizontal section of right cerebral hemisphere. (Capsula interna labeled at upper left.)
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Diagram of the tracts in the internal capsule. Motor tract red. The sensory tract (blue) is not direct, but formed of neurons receiving impulses from below in the thalamus and transmitting them to the cortex. The optic radiation (occipitothalamic) is shown in violet.
Gray's subject #189 836
NeuroNames hier-181

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

The anterior limb of internal capsule (or frontal part) contains:

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