Medical Definition of Globus pallidus
Globus pallidus: A comparatively pale-looking, spherical area in the brain. The globus pallidus is specifically part of the lentiform nucleus, which in turn is part of the striate body, a component of the basal ganglia. Also called pale globe, palladum, and paleostriatum.
Quick GuideDementia, Alzheimer's Disease, and Aging Brains
Subscribe to MedicineNet's General Health Newsletter