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  Definition of Substantia nigra
  1. a layer of deeply pigmented gray matter in the midbrain; associated with the striate body; is involved in metabolic disturbances associated with Parkinson''s disease and with Huntington''s disease
Similar Words: nucleus niger, locus niger

 

Part Meronyms: midbrain, mesencephalon

 

 
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