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Module 10: Figure basal ganglia



Organization of the basal ganglia.

The basal ganglion is a self-contained functional unit containing a number of nuclei: striatum, nucleus accumbens, globus pallidus, subthalamic nucleus (STN), substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc), substantia nigra pars reticulata (SNr) and ventral tegmental area (VTA).