claustrum

noun
claus·trum | \ ˈklȯs-trəm , ˈklau̇s- \
plural claustra\-trə \

Definition of claustrum 

: the one of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere that consists of a thin lamina of gray matter separated from the lenticular nucleus by a layer of white matter

First Known Use of claustrum

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for claustrum

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claustrum

noun
claus·trum | \ ˈklȯ-strəm , ˈklau̇- \
plural claustra\-strə \

Medical Definition of claustrum 

: the one of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere that consists of a thin lamina of gray matter between the lentiform nucleus and the insula

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