caudate


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Synonyms for caudate

a tail-shaped basal ganglion located in a lateral ventricle of the brain

amphibians that resemble lizards

having a tail or taillike appendage

(of a leaf shape) tapering gradually into a long taillike tip

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Past research has shown that people who rely on caudate nucleus-dependent strategies have lower grey matter and functional brain activity in the hippocampus.
The lenticulostriate arteries are end branches of the middle cerebral arteries which supply the caudate, putamen and the internal capsule.
Findings showed activity in the caudate of dog brains increased to smells of familiar humans and the anticipation of food.
The sections include (1) middle frontal gyrus; (2) superior and middle temporal gyri; (3) inferior parietal lobule; (4) occipital cortex; (5) anterior cingulate gyrus; (6) amygdala; (7) hippocampus with dentate gyrus and entorhinal cortex; (8) basal ganglia at the level of the anterior commissure with caudate, putamen, globus pallidus, and the nucleus basalis of Meynert; (9) thalamus with subthalamic nucleus; (10) cerebellar cortex and dentate nucleus; (11) midbrain with substantia nigra; (12) pons with locus coeruleus; (13) and medulla with dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus and hypoglossal nucleus.
mean activity values of four ROIs (left and right caudate and putamen) in four conditions (anticipation neutral and reward, positive and negative feedback).
Most of the levels of DA in Parkinson's disease patients' caudate putamen neurons is depleted, which results in compensatory increase on the levels of dopamine receptor land dopamine receptor 2 in caudate putamen neurons (up-regulation).
The researchers also looked at the effect of aerobic exercise on two other regions of the brain, the caudate nucleus, which deteriorates with age and disease, and the thalamus, a more stable brain region, but no changes were evident.
Imaging in the precuneus and caudate with Pittsburgh imaging compound B shows no Abeta 42 accumulation in non-carriers, but in carriers, the protein begins to appear in those regions about the same time that the CSF biomarkers start to change--20 years before the expected appearance of symptomatic disease.
An automatic method to extract striatal structures, namely, caudate and putamen, from binding potential PET images.
Caudate nucleus: A nucleus located within the basal ganglia of the brains of many animal species.
Bradykinesia appears to correlate with the degree of dopamine deficiency in the caudate and putamen (striatum) (Vingerhoets et al.
published an article that investigated a familial language disorder, a verbal apraxia, linked to a bilateral reduction in the size of affected individuals' caudate nucleus.
Enlargement of the caudate lobe is common because blood is shunted through it directly into IVC.
Subcortex Study: This ISH study characterizes 55 genes in subcortical regions extending from the front of the caudate through posterior substantia nigra, and a smaller set of 10 genes through the hypothalamus.
Transcaudate: genu corpus callosum, cavum septi pellucidi, frontal horn of lateral ventricles, caudate nucleus, Sylvian sulcus