any of several masses of gray matter in each cerebral hemisphere.
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- basal cell carcinoma,
- basal cell nevus,
- basal conglomerate,
- basal disk,
- basal ganglia,
- basal granule,
- basal joint reflex,
- basal lamina,
- basal layer,
- basal metabolic rate
Origin of basal ganglion
First recorded in 1910–15
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the thalamus together with other closely related masses of grey matter, situated near the base of the brain
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The caudate and lentiform nuclei of the brain and the cell groups associated with them, considered as a group.
All of the large masses of gray matter at the base of the cerebral hemisphere. No longer in technical use.
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