stria terminalis

noun
stria ter·​mi·​na·​lis | \ -ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-ləs How to pronounce stria terminalis (audio) \

Medical Definition of stria terminalis

: a bundle of nerve fibers that passes from the amygdala along the demarcation between the thalamus and caudate nucleus mostly to the anterior part of the hypothalamus with a few fibers crossing the anterior commissure to the amygdala on the opposite side

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“Stria terminalis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stria%20terminalis. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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