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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Also, nerve growth factor (NGF) and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), members of the neurotrophin family, protect neurons from insults and regulate synaptic transmission in the corpus striatum [15, 16].
Snyder, "Huntington's disease is a disorder of the corpus striatum: focus on Rhes (Ras homologue enriched in the striatum)," Neuropharmacology, vol.
It then penetrated the dura mater, passed through the left posterior lobe of the cerebrum, entered the left lateral ventricle and lodged in the white matter of the cerebrum just above the anterior portion of the left corpus striatum, where it was found.
Similar calcification changes in corpus striatum and dentate nucleus are also commonly seen in these disorders.