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nigrostriatal

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

medical Definition of nigrostriatal

: 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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