paleostriatum


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Related to paleostriatum: Lenticular fasciculus, neostriatum

paleostriatum

 [pa″le-o-stri-a´tum]
the phylogenetically older portion of the corpus striatum, represented by the globus pallidus. adj., adj paleostria´tal.
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pa·le·o·stri·a·tum

(pā'lē-ō-strī-ā'tŭm),
Term denoting the globus pallidus and expressing the hypothesis that this component of the striate body developed earlier in evolution than the "neostriatum" or striatum (caudate nucleus and putamen) and that it is a diencephalic derivative.
See also: globus pallidus.
[paleo- + L. striatum]
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pa·le·o·stri·a·tum

(pā'lē-ō-strī-ā'tŭm)
Term denoting the globus pallidus and expressing the hypothesis that this component of the striate body developed earlier in evolution than the so-called neostriatum or striatum (caudate nucleus and putamen) and that it is a diencephalic derivative.
[paleo- + L. striatum]
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