neostriatum

noun
neo·​stri·​a·​tum | \ ˌnē-ō-(ˌ)strī-ˈāt-əm How to pronounce neostriatum (audio) \
plural neostriatums or neostriata\ -​ə How to pronounce neostriatum (audio) \

Medical Definition of neostriatum

: the phylogenetically newer part of the corpus striatum consisting of the caudate nucleus and putamen

Other Words from neostriatum

neostriatal \ -​ˈāt-​ᵊl How to pronounce neostriatum (audio) \ adjective

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“Neostriatum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neostriatum. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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