extrapyramidal system


noun Anatomy.

the part of the central nervous system, including the descending motor fibers other than those of the pyramidal tract, that regulates muscle tone, posture, and other aspects of body movement.

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Origin of extrapyramidal system

First recorded in 1960–65
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