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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Selective loss of pallidal dopamine D2 receptor density in hepatic encephalopathy.
Pallidal neurons represent two subneuronal populations which differ by the presence or absence of dendritic spines (Figure 1).
Pallidal Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Higher Control of the Oculomotor System in Parkinson's Disease.
Unexpected outcome of pallidal deep brain stimulation in a patient with Tourette syndrome.
Deep brain stimulation suppresses pallidal low frequency activity in patients with phasic dystonic movements.
Outcome predictors of pallidal stimulation in patients with primary dystonia: the role of disease duration.
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This model suggests that reduced neural reserve in the BG leads to communication breakdown between motor, associative, and limbic parallel circuits causing abnormal pallidal output and temporary interruption of gait pathways [112].
Krystkowiak P, Delval A, Dujardin K, Bleuse S, Blatt JL, Bourriez JL, Derambure P, Destee A, Defebvre L, 2006, Gait abnormalities induced by acquired bilateral pallidal lesions: a motion analysis study.
Organization of the output of the ventral striatopallidal system in the rat: ventral pallidal efferents.
Long-term high-frequency bilateral pallidal stimulation for neuroleptic-induced tardive dystonia: report of two cases.
Other distinct clinicopathologic disorders in the scope of Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome include dementia, tetraparesis, neurofibrillary tangles, retinitis pigmentosa and acanthocytosis with or without lipid abnormalities, including hypoprebetalipoproteinemia, acanthocytosis, retinitis pigmentosa, pallidal degeneration [4].