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Term:abnormal brain external capsule morphology
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Definition:any structural anomaly of the series of white matter fiber tracts in the brain that run between the most lateral segment of the lentiform nucleus and the claustrum; the white matter of the external capsule contains fibers known as corticocortical association fibers which are responsible for connecting the cerebral cortex to another cortical area; the capsule appears as a thin white sheet of white matter and provides a route for cholinergic fibers from the basal forebrain to the cerebral cortex; it eventually joins the internal capsule around the lentiform nucleus
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal external capsule of telencephalon



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  mammalian phenotype 5369
    nervous system phenotype 360
      abnormal nervous system morphology 208
        abnormal brain morphology 136
          abnormal brain white matter morphology 11
            abnormal brain external capsule morphology 0
              decreased brain external capsule size 0
              increased brain external capsule size 0
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  mammalian phenotype 5369
    nervous system phenotype 360
      abnormal nervous system morphology 208
        abnormal brain morphology 136
          abnormal forebrain morphology 79
            abnormal telencephalon morphology 25
              abnormal cerebral hemisphere morphology 15
                abnormal brain external capsule morphology 0
                  decreased brain external capsule size 0
                  increased brain external capsule size 0
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