Divisions and Subdivisions of The Diencephalon

The following table summarises the Divisions and subdivisions of the diencephalon.

DivisionsSubdivisions
Pars dorsalis
• Thalamus (dorsal thalamus)
• MetathalamusMedial and lateral
geniculate bodies
• EpithalamusPineal gland, habenular
nuclei and commissure,
and posterior commissure
Pars ventralis
• Subthalamus (ventral
thalamus)
Subthalamic nucleus
and zona inserta
• Hypothalamus

Divisions and subdivisions of the diencephalon

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