Medical Dictionary

VTA

abbreviation

Medical Definition of VTA

  1. ventral tegmental area The reward circuits originate near the base of the brain in the ventral tegmental area (VTA).—Alun Anderson and Lucy Middleton, New Scientist, 29 Apr. 2006


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up VTA? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

not embarrassed or apologetic

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!