extra pyramidal

extrapyramidal

[ek-struh-pi-ram-i-dl]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or involving nerve tracts other than the pyramidal tracts, especially the corpus striatum and its associated structures.
2.
located outside the pyramidal tracts.

Origin:
extra- + pyramidal

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extrapyramidal ex·tra·py·ram·i·dal (ěk'strə-pĭ-rām'ĭ-dl)
adj.
Relating to or involving neural pathways situated outside or independent of the pyramidal tracts.

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