extrapyramidal system
The term extrapyramidal system refers to a functionally defined group of structures and tracts in the brain, exclusive of the pyramidal system, that are directly involved in motor function. Five different definitions and a thorough discussion of their evolution are presented in Anthoney-1994.

Also known as: extrapyramidal pathwayNeuroNames ID : 2070

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