[ kawr-puhs strahy-ey-tuhm ]
/ ˈkɔr pəs straɪˈeɪ təm /
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
Words nearby corpus striatum
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British Dictionary definitions for corpus striatum
/ (straɪˈeɪtəm) /
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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