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subthalamic fasciculus


Definition: nerve fibers crossing the internal capsule between the subthalamic nucleus and the globus pallidus; this fasciculus contains pallidosubthalamic and subthalamopallidal fibers.

Synonym(s): fasciculus subthalamicusTA

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