Extrinsic connections of the basal ganglia

@article{Parent1990ExtrinsicCO,
  title={Extrinsic connections of the basal ganglia},
  author={André Parent},
  journal={Trends in Neurosciences},
  year={1990},
  volume={13},
  pages={254-258}
}
  • A. Parent
  • Published 1 July 1990
  • Biology
  • Trends in Neurosciences

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