INTERNAL CAPSULE

Band of nerve fibres in the corpus striatum extending between the caudate nucleus and golbus pallidus. Contains fibres from parts of the cerebral cortex. See external capsule.

INTERNAL CAPSULE: "The internal capsule is a large bundle of nerve fibres containing afferent and efferent fibres."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "INTERNAL CAPSULE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/internal-capsule/ (accessed October 17, 2018).
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