dorsal pallidum

dorsal pallidum

[TA]
those parts of the globus pallidus located generally superior to the plane of the anterior commissure; along with the dorsal striatum, the dorsal pallidum functions in motor activities with cognitive origins; also forms part of the dorsal basal ganglia.
Synonym(s): pallidum dorsale [TA]
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Of the basal ganglia, the dorsal striatum (or caudate nucleus and putamen) is indicated in the figure solely by the label "striatum"; part of the ventral striatum is represented by the nucleus accumbens; and the dorsal pallidum (that is to say, the globus pallidus) is shown.
The dorsal pallidum, the globus pallidus, is shown, and as for mammals, the ventral pallidum is omitted from the figure.
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