Understanding the Brain

Acoustic radiation

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Brain: Auditory radiations
Latin radiatio acustica
NeuroNames ancil-393

The acoustic radiations or auditory radiations are structures found in the brain, in the ventral cochlear pathway, a part of the auditory system.[1][2] Lesions to the auditory radiations could be a cause of cortical deafness.[3]


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