Area of brain controlling movement, balance, and walking. Connects to and receives impulses from Substantia Nigra.
The striatum, also known as the neostriatum or striate nucleus, is a subcortical part of the forebrain. It receives input from the cerebral cortex and is the primary input to the basal ganglia system. In all primates, the striatum is divided by a white matter tract called the internal capsule into two sectors called the caudate nucleus and the put...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Striatum
• (n.) The corpus striatum.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/striatum/
[ New Latin ] (Anat.)
The corpus striatum. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/210
adjective, Latin striatus = furrowed; hence, corpus striatum, the caudate and lentiform nuclei connected by grey strands which traverse the internal capsule, giving the strands a striated appearance.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
the area of the brain that controls movement, balance, and walking.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21811
Type: Term Pronunciation: strī-ā′tŭm Definitions: 1. Collective name for the caudate nucleus and putamen that together with the globus pallidus or pallidum form the striate body. Synonyms: neostriatumFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=85556
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