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nigrostriatal

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adjective ni·gro·stri·a·tal \ˌnī-grō-strī-ˈāt-əl\

Medical Definition of nigrostriatal

  1. :  of, relating to, or joining the corpus striatum and the substantia nigra <the nigrostriatal dopamine pathway degenerates in Parkinson's disease—S. H. Snyder et al>




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