[klaw-struh m, klou-]
Origin of claustrum
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Claustrum, klaws′trum, n. a thin layer of gray matter in the substance of the hemispheres of the brain:—pl.
Claustrum: the structure uniting the wings in flight, whether by hooks, by a thickening of the margin, or by a jugum.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
This opinion was so common that it almost became proverbial: Claustrum sine armario castrum sine armamentario.Education in England in the Middle Ages
Albert William Parry
- Any of several anatomical structures resembling a barrier, especially a thin vertical lamina of gray matter of the brain lying close to the outer portion of the lenticular nucleus, from which it is separated by the external capsule.
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