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dorsal striatum

 

Definition: those portions of the caudate nucleus and especially the putamen located generally superior to a plane representing the anterior commissure; also called the dorsal basal ganglia; may function in motor activities with cognitive origins.

Synonym(s): striatum dorsaleTA

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