lentiform nucleus


The large, cone-shaped mass of gray matter that forms the central core of the cerebral hemisphere, whose convex base is formed by the putamen and whose apical part consists of the globus pallidus.lenticular nucleus

Nearby words

  1. lenticulate,
  2. lenticule,
  3. lenticulopapular,
  4. lenticulus,
  5. lentiform,
  6. lentiginosis,
  7. lentiginous,
  8. lentiglobus,
  9. lentigo,
  10. lentil

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