[kawr-puh s strahy-ey-tuh m]
- a mass of gray matter beneath the cortex and in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere.
Origin of corpus striatum
1850–55; < New Latin: striated body
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- a striped mass of white and grey matter situated in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere
New Latin, literally: striated body