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subsystem

[suhb-sis-tuh m, suhb-sis-] /ˈsʌbˌsɪs təm, sʌbˈsɪs-/
noun
1.
a secondary or subordinate system.
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  • This and the central complex are elements of other basal ganglia regulating subsystems.
  • In addition, there is not one direct but two output subsystems in primates.

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