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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0039729

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12459  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: An ovoid mass composed predominantly of gray substance and associated laminae of white substance. The thalamus is divided into anterior, medial, and lateral parts. The function of the thalamus is to relay sensory impulses and cerebellar and basal ganglia projections to the cerebral cortex. The thalamus is positioned within the posterior part of the diencephalon forming most of each lateral wall of the third ventricle.

RADLEX Definition: Paired bodies containing mostly gray substance and forming part of the lateral wall of the third ventricle of the brain. The thalamus represents the major portion of the diencephalon and is commonly divided into cellular aggregates known as nuclear groups. [MeSH]

MSH Definition: Paired bodies containing mostly GRAY MATTER and forming part of the lateral wall of the THIRD VENTRICLE of the brain.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: An area of the brain that helps process information from the senses and transmit it to other parts of the brain.

CDISC Definition: The portion of the diencephalon forming most of each lateral wall of the third ventricle.

CSP Definition: paired bodies containing mostly gray substance and forming part of the lateral wall of the third ventricle of the brain; represents the major portion of the diencephalon.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
BRAIN, THALAMUS
Dorsal thalamus (Anthoney)
Dorsal thalamus
Dorsaler Thalamus
Thalamencephalons
Thalamencephalon
Thalamic structure (body structure)
Thalamic structure
thalamus
Th

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12459 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY NeuroNames 2000 FMA
AUTHORITY Rosse MD FMA
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID Xa0z3 SNOMEDCT_US
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0478-2983 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
FMAID 62007 RADLEX
ICD-O-3_CODE C71.0 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20140613 MSH
MN A08.186.211.730.317.826 MSH
NEUROLEX_ID birnlex_954 FMA
RADLEX_ID RID6578 FMA
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C71.0 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 723264001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~244433007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734139008~TARGETCOMPONENT~119406000 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~Xa0z3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A14.1.08.101 FMA
TA_ID A14.1.08.601 FMA
TERM_LEVEL Related ICDO
TERMUI T040488 MSH
TERMUI T857062 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH NLM (2015) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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