caudate nucleus(redirected from caudate nuclei)
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A basal ganglion located in the lateral ventricle of the brain that has a curved, taillike extension and functions in motor control.
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|Noun||1.||caudate nucleus - a tail-shaped basal ganglion located in a lateral ventricle of the brain|
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