nucleus niger

noun
a layer of deeply pigmented grey matter in the midbrain; associated with the striate body; is involved in metabolic disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and with Huntington's disease
Hypernyms: ↑neural structure
Part Holonyms: ↑midbrain, ↑mesencephalon

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