basal nucleus
noun see basal ganglion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • basal nucleus of Meynert — basal nucleus of telencephalon n. basalis telencephali …   Medical dictionary

  • basal ganglion — n any of four deeply placed masses of gray matter within each cerebral hemisphere comprising the caudate nucleus, the lentiform nucleus, the amygdala, and the claustrum usu. used in pl. called also basal nucleus …   Medical dictionary

  • Nucleus basalis of Meynert — Brain: Nucleus basalis of Meynert MRI showing a coronal plane of the head with marks showing the location of the substantia innominata, the region in which the nucleus basalis is found …   Wikipedia

  • Basal optic nucleus of Meynert — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = n. basalis telencephali GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = IsPartOf = Components = Artery = Vein = Acronym = BrainInfoType = hier BrainInfoNumber = 257 MeshName = Basal+nucleus+of+Meynert… …   Wikipedia

  • nucleus basalis telencephali — [TA] basal nucleus of telencephalon: a group of neurons in the basal forebrain that has wide projections to the neocortex and is rich in acetylcholine and choline acetyltransferase. It undergoes degeneration in paralysis agitans and Alzheimer… …   Medical dictionary

  • basal ganglion — noun Date: circa 1889 any of four deeply placed masses of gray matter (as the amygdala) in each cerebral hemisphere called also basal nucleus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nucleus basalis — /njukliəs bəˈsaləs/ (say nyoohkleeuhs buh sahluhs) noun grey matter found in the forebrain which consists mostly of cholinergic neurons. {Latin: basal nucleus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Basal ganglia — Infobox Brain Name = Basal ganglia Latin = nuclei basales GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Basal ganglia labeled at top right. Caption2 = IsPartOf = Components = Artery = Vein = BrainInfoType = hier BrainInfoNumber = 206 MeshName =… …   Wikipedia

  • Nucleus accumbens — Brain: Nucleus accumbens Nucleus accumbens visible in red …   Wikipedia

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