CORPUS CAVERNOSUM URETHRAE, CORPUS STRIATUM

a bulk of nuclei and myelinated nerve fibers under the cerebral cortex and anterior to the thalamus in both cerebral hemispheres. It contains the lenticular and caudate nuclei, and rings of fibers, which safeguard it, going both ways between the two and through the internal capsule.

CORPUS CAVERNOSUM URETHRAE, CORPUS STRIATUM: "Atrophy of the corpus striatum can sometimes lead to Huntington's Disease."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CORPUS CAVERNOSUM URETHRAE, CORPUS STRIATUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/corpus-cavernosum-urethrae-corpus-striatum/ (accessed July 19, 2019).
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