basal ganglia

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basal ganglia

[′bā·səl ′gaŋ·glē·ə]
(neuroscience)
The corpus striatum, or the corpus striatum and the thalamus considered together as the important subcortical centers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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