Definition of caudate nucleus in English:

caudate nucleus

Syllabification: cau·date nu·cle·us

noun

Anatomy
The upper of the two gray nuclei of the corpus striatum in the cerebrum of the brain.
More example sentences
  • The internal capsule and corona radiata have been exposed by removal of the corpus callosum, caudate nucleus, and diencephalon.
  • In this preparation the corpus callosum, caudate nucleus, and most brainstem structures have been removed.
  • The more severe a patient's ADHD symptoms - as rated by parents and clinicians - the smaller were their frontal lobes, temporal gray matter, caudate nucleus and cerebellum.

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