SUBTHALAMUS

part of brain located among the thalamus and hypothalamus. It is responsible for the regulation of skeletal muscular motion. This part of brain contains the subthalamic nucleus and play its role in the regulation of movements that are controlled by skeletal muscles.

SUBTHALAMUS: "Example: Subthalamus gets inputs from the substantia nigra and striatum."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUBTHALAMUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/subthalamus/ (accessed December 14, 2019).
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