Human auditory pathway. Acoustic radiation is shown as red arrow at center-top.
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The acoustic radiations or auditory radiations are structures found in the brain, in the ventral cochlear pathway, a part of the auditory system. Acoustic radiation arising in the medial geniculate nucleus and end in primary auditory cortex (transverse temporal gyri). Lesions to the auditory radiations could be a cause of cortical deafness.
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