Definition of Nucleus accumbens

1. Noun. A dopaminergic nucleus found near the most anterior portion of the caudate nucleus. ¹



2. Noun. The primary nucleus thought to be involved with addiction ¹

3. Noun. The nucleus which received is connected to the ventral tegmental area and the prefrontal cortex. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Nucleus accumbens

1. The largest neuronal nucleus in the septal region of the diencephalon. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Accumbens

nucleotidases
nucleotide
nucleotide binding fold
nucleotide deaminases
nucleotide deletion
nucleotide mapping
nucleotide pair
nucleotide phosphotransferase
nucleotide pyrophosphate transferase
nucleotides
nucleotidic
nucleotidyltransferase
nucleotidyltransferases
nucleotoxin
nucleus
nucleus accumbens (current term)
nucleus accumbens septi
nucleus acusticus
nucleus alae cinereae
nucleus ambiguus
nucleus amygdalae
nucleus anterodorsalis
nucleus anteromedialis
nucleus anteroventralis
nucleus arcuatus
nucleus arcuatus thalami
nucleus basalis of Ganser
nucleus caudatus
nucleus centralis lateralis thalami
nucleus centralis tegmenti superior

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