from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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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- n. The striated mass of white and grey matter in front of the thalamus on each side of the brain
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a ridge in the wall of each lateral ventricle of the brain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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
New Latin corpus striātum : Latin corpus, body + Latin striātum, neuter of striātus, striated.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)