Definition of Paleostriatum

1. Noun. The inner pale yellow part of the lenticular nucleus.

Exact synonyms: Globus Pallidus, Pallidum
Generic synonyms: Basal Ganglion
Group relationships: Lenticular Nucleus, Lentiform Nucleus



Medical Definition of Paleostriatum

1. Term denoting the globus pallidus and expressing the hypothesis that this component of the striate body developed earlier in evolution than the "neostriatum" or striatum (caudate nucleus and putamen) and that it is a diencephalic derivative. Origin: paleo-+ L. Striatum (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleostriatum

paleornithology
paleosalinities
paleosalinity
paleosaurus
paleoscience
paleosciences
paleoseismic
paleoseismicity
paleoseismologist
paleoseismologists
paleoseismology
paleosol
paleosols
paleostriatal
paleostriatal syndrome
paleostriatum (current term)
paleotechnic
paleotemperature
paleotemperatures
paleotempestology
paleothalamus
paleothere
paleotheres
paleotherian
paleotherium
paleothermometer
paleothermometers
paleothermometry
paleotheroid
paleotype

Literary usage of Paleostriatum

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"The fiber connections of the paleostriatum are important. ... efferent or motor, and it links the paleostriatum to the optic thalamus and to the motor ..."

2. Acute Epidemic Encephalitis (lethargic Encephalitis): An Investigation by by Walter Timme (1921)
"The globus pallidus is the paleostriatum, and the caudate nucleus and the putamen represent the neostriatum of comparative morphologists. ..."

3. Questions neurologiques d'actualité: vingt conférences faites à la Faculté by S A K Wilson (1922)
"Distincts par I anatomie comparée, le paleostriatum et le neostriatum le sont encore par la structure cellulaire, comme l'ont montré les travaux de M. et ..."

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