striate body

n.

The caudate and lentiform nuclei considered as one structure, having a striated appearance on section due to its slender fascicles of myelinated fibers.

Nearby words

  1. stria,
  2. striae,
  3. striae atrophicae,
  4. striae gravidarum,
  5. striate,
  6. striate vein,
  7. striated,
  8. striated border,
  9. striated muscle,
  10. striation


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