claustrum


claustrum
1. One of several anatomic structures bearing a resemblance to a barrier. 2. [TA] A thin, vertically placed lamina of gray matter lying close to the putamen, from which it is separated by the external capsule. C. consists of two parts: 1) an insular part and 2) a temporal part between putamen and the temporal lobe. Cells of the c. have reciprocal connections with sensory areas of the cerebral cortex. [L. barrier]
- c. gutturis, c. oris obsolete term for soft palate.
- c. virginale an obsolete term for hymen.

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claus·trum 'klȯ-strəm, 'klau̇- n, pl claus·tra -strə the one of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere that consists of a thin lamina of gray matter between the lentiform nucleus and the insula

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n.
a thin vertical layer of grey matter in each cerebral hemisphere, between the surface of the insula and the lenticular nucleus (see basal ganglia).

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claus·trum (clawsґtrəm) pl. clausґtra [L. “a barrier”] [TA] the thin layer of gray matter lateral to the external capsule of the lentiform nucleus, separating the nucleus from the white substance of the insula; it is mainly composed of spindle cells. Called also c. of insula. claustral adj

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