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ventral pallidum


Definition: those parts of the globus pallidus located inferior to the anterior commissure; includes portions of the substantia innominata; along with the ventral striatum is believed to function in motor activities with strong motivational or emotional constructs.

Synonym(s): pallidum ventraleTA

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