Example sentences of the word substantia-nigra


1. Noun Phrase
The brain regions of the substantia nigra, basal ganglia and caudate nucleus-putamen are overstimulated in those with OCD.

2. Noun Phrase
Dopamine is a natural chemical substance that is produced from the amino acid tyrosine by a mid-brain structure called the substantia nigra.

3.
Noun Phrase
In Parkinson’s disease, dopamine-containing cells in the
substantia nigra degenerate and die out.

4.
Noun Phrase
This occurs in a part of the brain called the _
substantia nigra**_.

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