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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Reciprocal links of the corpus striatum with the cerebral cortex and limbic system: A common substrate for movement and thought?
It results from blockade of the dopaminergic receptors in the corpus striatum, and is characterized by spasticity of the skeletal muscle and generation of excessive heat.
When the pyrethroid insecticide fenvalerate was given orally to rats, there was a pronounced, but not dose-related, inhibition of dopamine and its metabolites and decreased dopamine binding in several brain regions, including the corpus striatum (Husain et al.