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Papez circuit in limbic system involves. (AIPG 2007)



A Anterior thalamic nuclei

B Pulvinar nuclei

C Anterior hypothalamic nuclei

D Interlaminar nuclei

Ans. A Anterior thalamic nuclei

I. The fornix connects the hippocampus to the mamillary bodies which are in turn connected to the anterior thalamic nuclei of the thalamus by mammillothalamic tract.

II. The anterior nuclei of thalamus project to the cingulate cortex and from there connections to the hippocampus complete a complex closed circuit."

III. This circuit was originally described by Papez and has been called Papez circuit.

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