[kawr-puh s strahy-ey-tuh m]
noun, plural cor·po·ra stri·a·ta [kawr-per-uh strahy-ey-tuh] /ˈkɔr pər ə straɪˈeɪ tə/. Anatomy.
a mass of gray matter beneath the cortex and in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere.
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Origin of corpus striatum
1850–55; < New Latin: striated body
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noun plural corpora striata (straɪˈeɪtə)
a striped mass of white and grey matter situated in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere
Word Origin for corpus striatum
New Latin, literally: striated body
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