Definition of Striatum

1. Noun. A striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus.




Definition of Striatum

1. n. The corpus striatum.

Definition of Striatum

1. Noun. (anatomy) The caudate nucleus and the lentiform nucleus considered as a single structure ¹

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Definition of Striatum

1. a mass of nervous tissue within the brain [n -TA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Striatum

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Literary usage of Striatum

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1. The Anatomy of the Nervous System from the Standpoint of Development and by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"It seems probable that the corpus striatum exerts a steadying influence upon ... The probable connections of the corpus striatum are indicated in Fig. 196. ..."

2. Anatomical Technology as Applied to the Domestic Cat: An Introduction to by Burt Green Wilder, Simon Henry Gage (1882)
"Exposure of the Mesal Aspect of the striatum.—Along a line passing dorso-ventrad about 2 mm. cephalad of the chiasma, make an incision 1 mm. deep at the ..."

3. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"Its cranial part lies dorsad of the corpus striatum, and its caudal part dorsad of the thalamus. Laterally its fibres radiate into the substance of the ..."

4. Manual of Human and Comparative Histology by Salomon Stricker, Henry Power (1872)
"The frontal segment of the arch of the corpus striatum, lying in front of the lenticular nucleus (Li, n, in) forms the large head (Nc), and the segment ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(a) Lesions of the Basal Ganglia L The Corpus striatum The functions of the nucleus caudatus and of the nucleus lentiformis (which, together, ..."

6. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The corpus striatum (Fig. 450i has received its nume from the striped appearance which its section presents, in consequence of diverging white fibres being ..."

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