MESOSTRIATAL SYSTEM

are a network of neurons sensitive to dopamine which rise from the midbrain into the basal ganglia innervating them.

MESOSTRIATAL SYSTEM: "Arriving from the midbrain, the mesostriatal system is a collection of dopaminergic neurons."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MESOSTRIATAL SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mesostriatal-system/ (accessed August 4, 2020).
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