extrapyramidal

adjective
ex·​tra·​py·​ra·​mi·​dal | \ ˌek-strə-pə-ˈra-mə-dᵊl How to pronounce extrapyramidal (audio) , -ˌpir-ə-ˈmi-dᵊl How to pronounce extrapyramidal (audio) \

Definition of extrapyramidal

: situated outside of the pyramidal tracts also : involving descending nerve tracts other than the pyramidal tracts

First Known Use of extrapyramidal

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Extrapyramidal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extrapyramidal. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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extrapyramidal

adjective
ex·​tra·​py·​ra·​mi·​dal | \ -pə-ˈram-əd-ᵊl How to pronounce extrapyramidal (audio) , -ˌpir-ə-ˈmid-ᵊl How to pronounce extrapyramidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of extrapyramidal

: situated outside of and especially involving descending nerve tracts other than the pyramidal tracts extrapyramidal brain lesions

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