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Putamen

Introduction: Putamen

Description of Putamen

Putamen: the outer reddish part of the lenticular nucleus.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Putamen: largest and most lateral of the basal ganglia lying between the lateral medullary lamina of the globus pallidus and the external capsule; it is part of the neostriatum and forms part of the lentiform nucleus along with the globus pallidus; lesions of the putamen produce athetoid movements on the opposite side of the body.
Source: CRISP

Putamen: The largest and most lateral of the basal ganglia lying between the lateral medullary lamina of the globus pallidus and the external capsule. It is part of the neostriatum and forms part of the lentiform nucleus along with the globus pallidus.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

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