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Caudate Nucleus
Nervous System

Caudate Nucleus

Nucleus caudatus

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This anterior mass of grey matter projects into the anterior horn and extends along the body of the lateral ventricle. It forms a portion of the basal ganglia. It is involved in learning and controls movement.

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The caudate nucleus is the site of a major frontal lobe efferent pathway.

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