Definitions

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  • noun anatomy the globus pallidus

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  • noun the inner pale yellow part of the lenticular nucleus

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin, from Latin, neuter sing. of pallidus, pale (from the fact that is it paler than the rest of the lentiform nucleus); see pallid.]

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Latin pallidus pale yellow-green

Examples

  • Syphilis is caused by an organism called Treponema pallidum, which is a type of bacterium called a spirochete, and is characterised by three stages: primary syphilis, secondary syphilis and tertiary syphilis.

    Bedlam

  • Syphilis is caused by an organism called Treponema pallidum, which is a type of bacterium called a spirochete, and is characterised by three stages: primary syphilis, secondary syphilis and tertiary syphilis.

    Bedlam

  • Syphilis is caused by an organism called Treponema pallidum, which is a type of bacterium called a spirochete, and is characterised by three stages: primary syphilis, secondary syphilis and tertiary syphilis.

    Bedlam

  • "I have proposed the name LUETIN for an emulsion or extract of pure culture of Treponema pallidum, which is designed to be employed for obtaining in suitable cases, a specific cutaneous reaction that may become a valuable diagnostic sign in certain stages or forms of syphilitic infection."

    An Ethical Problem Or, Sidelights upon Scientific Experimentation on Man and Animals

  • The new drug, cryptically called compound 606, was active against a notorious microbe, Treponema pallidum, which caused syphilis.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The new drug, cryptically called compound 606, was active against a notorious microbe, Treponema pallidum, which caused syphilis.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum.

    Dr. Andrew Lange: How to Get a Sexually Transmitted Disease Without Having Sex

  • “The neural networks involved in this particular case have not been clearly identified,” the doctors wrote, although it may have involved the ventral nuclei of the thalamus or perhaps the activation of the left pallidum.

    MANUFACTURING DEPRESSION

  • The images also activated the ventral pallidum, a part of the brain involved in planning to do something rewarding.

    Eating to Live or Living to Eat?

  • The new drug, cryptically called compound 606, was active against a notorious microbe, Treponema pallidum, which caused syphilis.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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