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dorsal pallidum

 

Definition: 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 dorsaleTA

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