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caudate nucleus

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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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Noun1.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
corpus striatum, striate body, striatum - a striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus
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