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Basal ganglia

Basal ganglia

(Science: anatomy) three large subcortical nuclei of the vertebrate brain: the putamen, the caudate nucleus and the globus pallidus.

They participate in the control of movement along with the cerebellum, the corticospinal system and other descending motor systems. Lesions of the basal ganglia occur in a variety of motor disorders including parkinsons disease and Huntingdon's chorea.

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... inhibit calcium uptake. A2A receptors are heavily concentrated in the basal ganglia, an area that plays a critical role in behavior control, but can be found in other ...

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Parkinson’s disease affects the brain, specifically the basal ganglia, which are nerve cell clusters and it controls movement, to carry out this they need to ...

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