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corpus striatum

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Either of two gray and white striated bodies of nerve fibers located in the lower lateral wall of each cerebral hemisphere.

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  • noun anatomy The striated mass of white and grey matter in front of the thalamus on each side of the brain

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  • noun a striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin corpus striātum : Latin corpus, body + Latin striātum, neuter of striātus, striated.]

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