subthalamic nucleus

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Noun1.subthalamic nucleus - an oval mass of grey matter located in the caudal part of the subthalamus; associated with the striate body
cell nucleus, karyon, nucleus - a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
subthalamus - the ventral part of the thalamus
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Surgical and pharmacological analysis of hyperkinesia resulting from lesions of the subthalamic nucleus of Luys. J.