Definition of caudate nucleus
: the most medial of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere —called also caudate
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Medical Definition of caudate nucleus
: the one of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere that comprises a mass of gray matter in the corpus striatum, forms part of the floor of the lateral ventricle, and is separated from the lentiform nucleus by the internal capsule—called also
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