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Ventral anterior nucleus
The ventral anterior nucleus is a nucleus of the thalamus.
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Inputs and outputs
receives neuronal inputs from the basal ganglia which includes the substantia nigra and the globus pallidus. It also has inputs from the cerebellum. It sends out neuronal input to the supplementary motor cortex.
It helps to function in planning movement. It initiates wanted movement and inhibits unwanted movement.
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