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Basal ganglia

Introduction: Basal ganglia

Description of Basal ganglia

Basal ganglia: subcortical masses of gray matter of the cerebrum, namely, the caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, amygdala, and clastrum; involved in initiating and directing voluntary movements.
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Basal ganglia: Large subcortical nuclear masses derived from the telencephalon and located in the basal regions of the cerebral hemispheres.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Basal ganglia as an Organ

Basal ganglia (organ): The basal ganglia are paired masses of grey matter located within the...more »

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Broader terms for Basal ganglia

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The term Basal ganglia can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Basal ganglia

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