TITLE

basal ganglia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p229
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "basal ganglia" is presented. Basal Ganglia refer to four masses of gray matter located deep in the cerebral hemispheres including caudate, lentiform, and amygdaloid nuclei and the claustrum. They contribute to some of the subconscious aspects of voluntary movement such as accessory movements and inhibiting tremor.
ACCESSION #
21220815

 

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