[ ek-struh-pi-ram-i-dl ]
/ ˌɛk strə pɪˈræm ɪ dl /


pertaining to or involving nerve tracts other than the pyramidal tracts, especially the corpus striatum and its associated structures.
located outside the pyramidal tracts.

Origin of extrapyramidal

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Medicine definitions for extrapyramidal


[ ĕk′strə-pĭ-rămĭ-dl ]


Relating to or involving neural pathways situated outside or independent of the pyramidal tracts.
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