globus pallidus

noun
globus pal·​li·​dus | \ -ˈpal-ə-dəs How to pronounce globus pallidus (audio) \

Medical Definition of globus pallidus

: the median portion of the lentiform nucleus

called also pallidum

Comments on globus pallidus

What made you want to look up globus pallidus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to shake or wave menacingly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!