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basal ganglion

n :  any of four deeply placed masses of gray matter within each cerebral hemisphere comprising the caudate nucleus, the lentiform nucleus, the amygdala, and the claustrum - usu. used in pl.; - called also basal nucleus  .
 
 

 
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