Lateral Geniculate Nucleus (LGN)

The lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) (lateral geniculate body or lateral geniculate complex), located in the thalamus, functions as a relay center for the visual pathway and receives the majority of its sensory input from the retina of the eye. It is also the main central connection that connects the optic nerve to the occipital lobe.

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