amphithalamus

[ am-fuh-thal-uh-muh s ]
/ ˌæm fəˈθæl ə məs /

noun, plural am·phi·thal·a·mi [am-fuh-thal-uh-mahy] /ˌæm fəˈθæl əˌmaɪ/.

(in an ancient Greek house) a room adjoining the thalamus.

Origin of amphithalamus

< Latin < Greek amphithálamos. See amphi-, thalamus
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