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neostriatum

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noun neo·stri·a·tum \ˌnē-ō-(ˌ)strī-ˈāt-əm\

Medical Definition of neostriatum

plural

neostriatums

or

neostriata

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

neostriatal

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