fasciculus thalamomamillaris -->
mamillothalamic fasciculus
medical dictionary

A compact, thick bundle of nerve fibres that passes dorsalward from the mamillary body on either side to terminate in the anterior nucleus of the thalamus.

Synonyms: fasciculus mamillothalamicus, fasciculus thalamomamillaris, mamillothalamic tract, Vicq d'Azyr's bundle.

(05 Mar 2000)