caudate nucleus

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Synonyms for caudate nucleus

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

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In their model, Evans blue had the greatest degree of increased staining relative to controls within the dorsal hippocampi, caudate nuclei, mid thalami, hypothalamus, and ventral cerebellum (15, 16).
Previously, decreased rCBF in bilateral hemithalami and caudate nuclei was reported in fibromyalgia by Mountz et al (4) in 10 patients.
Researchers have observed reductions in the volume of the caudate nuclei in people suffering from major depression.
In a recent article in the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing titled, "Neurosurgery for Movement Disorders," the author (Tornqvist, 2001) indicated that open brain surgery for movement disorders began in the 1930s and included partial resection of the motor cortex, pyramidotomy, resection of the head of the caudate nuclei, and transection of the ansa leticularis.
Board 4 A MRI COMPARISON OF THE CAUDATE NUCLEI VOLUMES IN DEPRESSED WOMEN AND NORMAL CONTROLS.
A linear regression analysis, however, did show a positive lin in children with higher [alpha]-methyl-L-tryptophan uptae ratios in the caudate nuclei whose scores on a behavior and social interaction test suggested autism.
Open brain surgery started in the 1930s and included partial resections of the motor cortex, pyramidotomy, resection of the head of caudate nuclei, and transsection of the ansa lenticularis.