Basal ganglia also called the Basal nuclei (deep nuclei of the telencephalon) refers to set of subcortical forebrain structures lateral to the hypothalamus . The Structures include the caudate nucleus , putamen, globus pallidus , substantia nigra, and subthalamic nuclei. Important relay stations in motor behavior , for example, the striato-pallidothalamic loop. Coordinate stereotyped postural and reflexive motor activity; forebrain structures important for motor control .
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