Globus pallidus

The inner part of the lenticular nucleus. The lenticular nucleus and the caudate nucleus form the Striatum.

globus pallidus

Type: Term Definitions: 1. the inner and lighter gray portion of the lentiform nucleus; composed of a lateral segment (globus pallidus lateralis [TA]) and a medial segment (globus pallidus medialis [TA]) separated by a vertically oriented lamina of fibers, the lamina medullaris medialis [TA] (medial medullary lamina [TA]). The medial segment may al...
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Globus pallidus

Globus pallidus: A pale-appearing spherical area in the brain. The globus pallidus is part of what is called the lentiform nucleus which, in turn, is part of the striate body, a component of the basal ganglia, large masses of gray matter at the base of the cerebral hemispheres of the brain. Cells within the globus pallidus may be preferentially dam...
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globus pallidus

The representation of the phylogenetically oldest part of the corpus striatum called the paleostriatum. It forms the smaller, more medial part of the lentiform nucleus. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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globus pallidus

(from the article `nervous system, human`) ...hemispheres, large gray masses of nerve cells, called nuclei, form components of the basal ganglia. Four basal ganglia can be distinguished: (1) ...
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globus pallidus

A structure in the brain involved in the regulation of voluntary movements at a subconscious level. The globus pallidus is one of three nuclei that make up the basal ganglia, the others being the putamen and the caudate. It relays information from the other nuclei to the thalamus. The globus palli...
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Globus pallidus

The globus pallidus (Latin for `pale globe`) also known as paleostriatum, is a sub-cortical structure of the brain. It is part of the telencephalon, but retains close functional ties with the subthalamus - both of which are part of the extrapyramidal motor system. The globus pallidus is a major component of the basal ganglia core along with the .....
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Globus pallidus

a sub-cortical structure of the brain. It is a major element of the basal ganglia system.
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