The area marked in the image below is responsible for various motor functions of the body. It receives afferents from all except:
A. Spinal cord
B. Cerebral cortex
C. Substantia nigra
Ans: A. Spinal cord
(Ref. Gray’s 41/ep230, 40/e329-330)
- Marked area is caudate lobe (Part of basal ganglia) , which receives afferents from all other areas of basal ganglia, thalamus as well as higher centres i.e. cerebral cortex, but not from the spinal cord.