extrapyramidal

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adjective ex·tra·py·ra·mi·dal \ˌek-strə-pə-ˈra-mə-dəl, -ˌpir-ə-ˈmi-dəl\

Definition of extrapyramidal

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

First Known Use of extrapyramidal

circa 1902


Medical Dictionary

extrapyramidal

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adjective ex·tra·py·ra·mi·dal \-pə-ˈram-əd-əl, -ˌpir-ə-ˈmid-əl\

Medical Definition of extrapyramidal

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


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