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limbic system

The limbic system plays a role in movement, mood and memory disorders seen in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases.

foramina of the facial nerves - Yahoo Image Search Results

cranial nerves with labeled foramina

Basal ganglia. I like this image because it shows all the different names for the different parts of the basal ganglia, something that's often confusing.

Basal Ganglia [Image Source] The basal ganglia are nestled inside cortex, surrounding the thalamus (see image above). The striatum (part of the basal ganglia circuitry) is composed of the putamen,.

Basal Ganglia System

Basal Ganglia System The basal ganglia are a collection of nuclei that have been grouped together on the basis of their interconnections. These nuclei play an important role in regulating movement