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

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“Neostriatum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neostriatum. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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