Extrapyramidal system. Definition

Medical Definition: extrapyramidal system

System that regulates automatic movements and allows voluntary movements are conducted in an orderly fashion, without losing balance. There are various properties that are part of this system: extrapyramidal cortical areas, thalamus, striatum system, red nucleus, substantia nigra, cerebellum, etc.. Motor structures of the nervous system, not encompassed in the pyramidal tract. The term usually used to refer to the basal ganglia and their connections. View extrapyramidal pathway.

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