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striatum in Medicine

striatum stri·a·tum (strī-ā'təm)
n. pl. stri·a·ta (-tə)
A collective term for the caudate nucleus, the putamen, and the globus pallidus, which form the corpus striatum.

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  • The striatum is the main element of the basal ganglia system.
  • It receives its synapses from the striatum in the same way as the pallidum.

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