basal ganglia

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basal ganglia

pl n
(Anatomy) the thalamus together with other closely related masses of grey matter, situated near the base of the brain

basal ganglia

Paired structures deep in the forebrain. They help to coordinate and control willed muscle movements.
Translations

ba·sal gan·gli·a

n. ganglios basales, masas grises localizadas debajo de la corteza cerebral que toman parte en la coordinación muscular.

basal ganglia

npl ganglios basales
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If intravenous contrast is administered, intense enhancement of the basal nuclei can occur--either owing to infarction and breakdown of the blood-brain barrier or from visualisation of the collateral vessels coursing through them.
Clusters of nerve cells, the basal nuclei and accessory basal nuclei are responsible for body movement and coordination.
of Kentucky College of Medicine) include topics such as the basal nuclei, extrapyramidal pathways, cerebellum, diencephalons, and special senses.