Modality: Diagram

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  • Lentiform nucleus - “ The lentiform nucleus is a collective name given to the putamen and globus pallidus, both of which are nuclei in the basal ganglia.  Radiographic...”
  • Putamen - “ The putamen (plural: putamina) is a paired structure and one of the nuclei that make up the basal ganglia. Together with the caudate nucleus, it m...”
  • Brainstem nuclei - “ The brainstem nuclei are the nuclei in the brainstem. These include: cranial nerve nuclei red nucleus substantia nigra ”
  • Subthalamic nuclei - “ The subthalamic nuclei are small paired structures that are part of the functional basal ganglia. They are located ventral to the thalamus, dorsal...”
  • Thalamus - “ The thalamus is the largest of the structures comprising the diencephalon. Role The thalamus acts as a relay center, receiving and distributing ...”
  • Red nucleus - “ The red nucleus is one of the brainstem nuclei and part of the extrapyramidal system. The red nuclei are situated within the tegmentum of the midb...”
  • Substantia nigra - “ The substantia nigra is one of the brainstem nuclei and part of the extrapyramidal system. While other nuclei such as the red nucleus are as small...”
  • Globus pallidus - “ The globus pallidus (plural: globus pallidi) is a paired structure and one of the nuclei that make up the basal ganglia. It is a subcortical struc...”
  • Basal ganglia - “ The basal ganglia are a group of grey matter nuclei in the deep aspects of the brain that is interconnected with the cerebral cortex, thalami and ...”
  • Caudate nucleus - “ Caudate nuclei are paired nuclei which along with the globus pallidus and putamen are referred to as the corpus striatum, and collectively make up...”
  • Extrapyramidal system - “ The extrapyramidal system is the part of the motor system involved in modulation and regulation of movement. As its name suggests, it is distinct ...”

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