Stria medullaris of thalamus
The stria medullaris is a part of the epithalamus. It is a fiber bundle containing afferent fibers from the septal nuclei, lateral preoptico-hypothalamic region, and anterior thalamic nuclei to the habenula. It forms a horizontal ridge on the medial surface of the thalamus, and is found on the border between dorsal and medial surfaces of thalamus. Superior and lateral to habenular trigone.
|Stria medullaris of thalamus
|Stria medullaris thalamica
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy
It projects to the habenular nuclei, from anterior perforated substance and hypothalamus, to habenular trigone, to habenular commissure, to habenular nucleus.