sple·​ni·​um ˈsplē-nē-əm How to pronounce splenium (audio)
plural splenia -nē-ə How to pronounce splenium (audio)
: the thick rounded fold that forms the posterior border of the corpus callosum and is continuous by its undersurface with the fornix

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“Splenium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/splenium. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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