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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TUESDAY, March 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In neurotypical development, there is an increase in the number of mature neurons in the basal and accessory basal nuclei, whereas an initial excess of amygdala neurons is seen during childhood in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), followed by a reduction in adulthood, according to a study published online March 20 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
[(18)F] fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) analysis (Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, Ohio, USA) showed bilateral hypometabolic pattern, involving basal nuclei, parietotemporal cortex and anterior cingulate gyrus (Figure 3).
Narrow diameter circles (1-2 m) suggest involvement of basal nuclei at a deep location within the forebrain, whereas wide circles are suggestive of a more superficial location for the cerebral cyst.
These pyloric-like glands have a lobular architecture and are lined by cuboidal or columnar cells with basal nuclei and smooth cytoplasm.
Cranio-cerebral CT images at admission (left) and 24 hours (right), where the hypodense area in the left basal nuclei and head of the caudate nucleus can be seen