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High Vocal Center

Nucleus in the NEOSTRIATUM of bird brains that sends signals for song production and receives auditory input. In some adult SONGBIRDS, research has shown that the size of this nucleus changes seasonally and that it exhibits neurogenesis.

Year introduced: 2007

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Tree Number(s): A08., A13.468

MeSH Unique ID: D053400

Entry Terms:

  • Vocal Center, High

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