Basal ganglia



This is the basal part of the cerebral hemisphere. It is co called because it is placed as

Coronal section through fixed brain at level of upper brain stem: 1 cortex 2 caudate nucleus 3 cerebral 'medulla' 4 corpus callosum 5 cingulate gyrus 6 fornix column 7 thalamus 8 internal capsule 9 lentiform nucleus 10 extreme capsule 11 claustrum 12 external capsule 13 insular cortex 14 3rd ventricle


3.        the lowermost structures in the telencephalon.. It consists of two structures

            Corpus striatum


            Amygdaloid nuclear complex (amygdala, amygdaloid body etc). The amygdala is very much related to the paleocortex more than the basal ganglia. Hence sometimes the term basal ganglia is synonymous with corpus striatum.


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