caudate nucleus


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Related to caudate nucleus: lentiform nucleus, putamen, internal capsule
  • noun

Synonyms for caudate nucleus

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

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From March to November, twelve patients with severe idiopathic Parkinson's disease received implants of fetal midbrain tissue into the head of the right caudate nucleus.
The largest increases following cocaine administration occurred in the region of the nucleus accumbens, caudate nucleus, thalamus, and anterior cingulate and insular cortices, as well as in a few other brain regions.
The study also shows that after a decision is made, caudate nucleus activity increases for the selected option and decreases for the rejected one.
7) (250 mg/kg) Norepinephrine level ([micro]g/100g tissue) Treatment Caudate nucleus groups (CN) Sham control 0.
Recent evidence suggests that the caudate nucleus may play a role in depression as the destruction of the caudate nucleus leads to changes in behavior and problem, solving.
The neostriatum consists of the putamen and the caudate nucleus and is considered to be the primary input center of the basal ganglia.
As predicted, during MCAO, glutamate levels were increased to a maximum of 60-fold in an area of the brain called the caudate nucleus and 10-fold in a separate region called the parietal cortex.
But now researchers have obtained anatomical evidence linking the syndrome to supersensitivity of a certain class of dopamine receptors in the caudate nucleus, a brain structure implicated in the control of intentional actions.
While the caudate nucleus remained fairly similar across all three species, the frontal lobe changed dramatically in humans.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- People with Alzheimer's disease exhibit striking structural changes in the caudate nucleus, a brain structure typically associated with movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, a new study has found.
The fMRI scans showed that the controls and subjects had increased activity in the caudate nucleus and amygdala when winning the trials.
T2 relaxation times were measured in the frontal white matter, caudate nucleus, putamen, and globus pallidus of 20 healthy adult male volunteers with an age range of 20 to 81 years.
The striatum is made up of the caudate nucleus and the putamen.
d-Amphetamine-induced release of "newly synthesized" and "stored" dopamine from the caudate nucleus in viva.
of the brain showed hypo densities in the basal ganglia, internal capsule and caudate nucleus consistent with stroke.