nucleus basalis

noun

Medical Definition of nucleus basalis

: the gray matter of the substantia innominata of the forebrain that consists mostly of cholinergic neurons

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“Nucleus basalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nucleus%20basalis. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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