Ventral thalamic peduncle

ventral thalamic peduncle

The massive system of fibre bundles emerging through the ventral, lateral, and anterior borders of the thalamus to join the internal capsule and parts of the corona radiata; it contains the fibres reciprocally connecting the ventral thalamic nuclei with the precentral and postcentral gyri of the cerebral cortex.

Synonym: pedunculus thalami ventralis.

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