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Descriptor English:   Putamen 
Descriptor Spanish:   Putamen 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Putamen 
Synonyms English:   Nucleus Putamen
Nucleus Putamens
Putamen, Nucleus
Putamens, Nucleus  
Tree Number:   A08.
Definition English:   The largest and most lateral of the BASAL GANGLIA lying between the lateral medullary lamina of the GLOBUS PALLIDUS and the EXTERNAL CAPSULE. It is part of the neostriatum and forms part of the LENTIFORM NUCLEUS along with the GLOBUS PALLIDUS. 
See Related English:   Putaminal Hemorrhage
History Note English:   79(75); was see under CORPUS STRIATUM 1974-78; was see under GANGLIA, BASAL 1963-73 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology PP physiopathology
RE radiation effects SU surgery
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   12135 
Unique Identifier:   D011699 

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