corpus striatum


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corpus striatum

[′kȯr·pəs ‚strī′ād·əm]
(anatomy)
The caudate and lenticular nuclei, together with the internal capsule which separates them.
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Stage 18: The Future Corpus Striatum, the Inferior Cerebellar Peduncles, and the Dentate Nucleus.
Dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra project to and release dopamine to the corpus striatum of the brain.
This dissection, which follows the planes of the fetal and neonatal rat brain, includes the corpus striatum, hippocampal formation, and neo-cortex within the area designated "forebrain.