globus pallidus

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globus

 [glo´bus] (pl. glo´bi) (L.)
1. sphere.
2. a spherical structure.
globus hyste´ricus the subjective sensation of a lump in the throat.
globus pal´lidus the smaller and more medial part of the lentiform nucleus of the brain; it is divided into two parts, lateral and medial, by the medial medullary lamina.

glo·bus pal·'li·dus

[TA]
the inner and lighter gray portion of the lentiform nucleus; composed of a lateral segment (globus pallidus lateralis [TA]) and a medial segment (globus pallidus medialis [TA]) separated by a vertically oriented lamina of fibers, the lamina medullaris medialis [TA] (medial medullary lamina [TA]). The medial segment may also be incompletely divided into a lateral part [TA] (pars laterallis [TA]) and a medial part [TA] (pars medialis [TA]) by the accessory medullary lamina [TA] (lamina medullaris accessoria [TA]).
See also: paleostriatum.
Synonym(s): pallidum [TA], pale globe

globus pallidus

(glō′bəs păl′ĭ-dəs)
n.
The inner and lighter gray portion of the lentiform nucleus of the brain. Also called pallidum.

globus pallidus

[pal′idəs]
Etymology: L, small ball, pale
the smaller and more medial part of the lentiform nucleus of the brain, separated from the putamen by the lateral medullary lamina and divided into external and internal portions closely connected to the striatum, thalamus, and mesencephalon.

glo·bus pal·li·dus

(glō'bŭs pal'i-dŭs) [TA]
The inner and lighter gray portion of the lentiform nucleus.
See also: paleostriatum
Synonym(s): pallidum.

Globus pallidus

A pale-colored spherical structure within the basal ganglia. Deep brain stimulation of this area is helpful in controlling the chorea of some patients with HD.
Mentioned in: Huntington Disease

globus

pl. globi [L.] a sphere or ball; a spherical mass.

globus pallidus
the smaller and more medial part of the lentiform nucleus of the brain.