lamina terminalis

noun

lamina ter·​mi·​nal·​is -ˌtər-mi-ˈnal-əs How to pronounce lamina terminalis (audio) -ˈnāl- How to pronounce lamina terminalis (audio)
: a thin layer of gray matter in the telencephalon that extends backward from the corpus callosum above the optic chiasma and forms the median portion of the rostral wall of the third ventricle of the cerebrum

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“Lamina terminalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lamina%20terminalis. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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