GLOBUS PALLIDUS

The name of one of the basal ganglia. It is the main output region of the basal ganglia. Its output neurons terminate on thalamic neurons that project to the cerebral cortex.

GLOBUS PALLIDUS: "The globus pallidus is one of our basal ganglia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLOBUS PALLIDUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/globus-pallidus/ (accessed October 28, 2020).
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