from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several masses of gray matter embedded in the cerebral hemispheres that are involved in the regulation of voluntary movement. Also called basal nucleus.
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- n. Any of a group of nuclei in the brain interconnected with the cerebral cortex, thalamus and brainstem
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- n. any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
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