Definition of Globus pallidus

1. Noun. The inner pale yellow part of the lenticular nucleus.

Exact synonyms: Paleostriatum, Pallidum
Generic synonyms: Basal Ganglion
Group relationships: Lenticular Nucleus, Lentiform Nucleus



Definition of Globus pallidus

1. Noun. (anatomy) the inner part of the lenticular nucleus of the brain ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Globus pallidus

1. The representation of the phylogenetically oldest part of the corpus striatum called the paleostriatum. It forms the smaller, more medial part of the lentiform nucleus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Globus pallidus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"Similarly fine myelinated fibers arise in the lateral zone of the globus pallidus and cross mesially in radial bundles to the mesial zone, (c) From caudate ..."

2. Medical Devices: Technological Innovation and Patient-Provider Perspectives edited by Michael Bilirakis (1999)
"These include: the globus pallidus, a nucleus of cells located deep within ... In PD, there is excess nerve cell firing in the globus pallidus leading to ..."

3. Interstate Transportation of Human Pathogens: Hearing Before the Committee by Orrin G. Hatch (1999)
"In PD, there is excess nerve cell firing in the globus pallidus leading to the ... It can therefore be postulated that damage to the globus pallidus could ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"He speaks of tracing clearly in the retro-lenticular portion of the internal capsule fibers which traverse the globus pallidus. He says that these may ..."

5. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"The globus pallidus is composed of the two smaller and inner zones of the lenticular nucleus. They present a faint yellowish tint, and are paler and more ..."

6. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"Both of these nuclei send their nervous impulses into the globus pallidus, which is chiefly an efferent center discharging into the ventral part of the ..."

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