globus pallidus

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glo·bus pal·li·dus

 (glō′bəs păl′ĭ-dəs)
The inner and lighter gray portion of the lentiform nucleus of the brain. Also called pallidum.

[New Latin : Latin globus, globe + Latin pallidus, pale; see pallid.]
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Noun1.globus pallidus - the inner pale yellow part of the lenticular nucleus
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
lenticular nucleus, lentiform nucleus - a basal ganglion shaped like a lens and including the outer reddish putamen and the inner pale yellow pallidum
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Pallidal versus subthalamic deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease.
2008) The persistent effects of unilateral pallidal and subthalamic deep brain stimulation on force control in advanced Parkinson's patients.
The pallidal index, an imaging outcome, was one of the primary end points of a separate study that looked at the connection between exposure to manganese fumes by asymptomatic welders and the development of idiopathic Parkinson's disease (Neurology 201 l;76:1296-301).
The pallidal index, an imaging outcome, was one of the primary end points of a separate study of welding and Parkinson's (Neurology 2011;76:1296-301).
Total number of neurons in the neostriatal, pallidal, subthalamic, and substantia nigral nuclei of the rat basal ganglia: a stereological study using the Cavalieri and optical disector methods.
Hypoxic/ischaemic brain damage, especially pallidal lesions, in heroin addicts.
A common approach to quantifying this change in signal contrast is the definition of the pallidal index (PI), the ratio between the signal intensity within the globus pallidus and a control region, commonly chosen as subcortical frontal white matter (Krieger et al.
Son olarak pallidal derin beyin stimulasyonu da az sayida hastaya uygulanmistir.
Also, depression got worse in the subthalamic group, but lessoned in the pallidal group.
Pallidal deep-brain stimulation in primary generalized or segmental dystonia.
Increased blood manganese in cirrhotic patients: relationship to pallidal magnetic resonance signal hyperintensity and neurological symptoms.
According to research published in tomorrow's issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, pallidal deep-brain stimulation (DBS) - a therapy pioneered by Medtronic - can provide significant and sustained benefits to people with a disabling form of a neurological movement disorder called dystonia.