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noun or ventral tegmental area (VTA)
  1. A part of the midbrain, close to the substantia nigra and the red nucleus, contains dopamine and serotonin.
  2. The part of the mesencephalon that projects to the nucleus accumbens via the mesolimbic pathway and to the cortex via the mesocortical pathway

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