splenium

1. A compress or bandage. 2. [TA] A structure resembling a bandaged part. [Mod. L. fr. G. splenion, bandage]
- s. corporis callosi [TA] SYN: s. of corpus callosum.
- s. of corpus callosum [TA] the thickened posterior extremity of the corpus callosum. SYN: s. corporis callosi [TA], tuber corporis callosi.

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sple·ni·um 'splē-nē-əm n, pl -nia -nē-ə 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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n.
the thickest part of the corpus callosum, rounded and protruding backwards over the thalami, the pineal gland, and the midbrain.

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sple·ni·um (spleґne-um) [L., from Gr. splēnion bandage] 1. a bandlike structure. 2. a bandage or compress. 3. s. corporis callosi.

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  • Splenium — Sple ni*um, n.[L., a plaster, a patch, from Gr. ???? a bandage, compress.] (Anat.) The thickened posterior border of the corpus callosum; so called in allusion to its shape. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Splenĭum — (v. gr.), 1) so v.w. Spleniola; 2) so auch Splenia; S. corpŏris callōsi, die Wulst des Gehirnbalkens …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Splenium — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = s. corporis callosi GraySubject = 189 GrayPage = 828 Caption = Median sagittal section of brain. The relations of the pia mater are indicated by the red color. (The corpus callosum is the gray curved figure… …   Wikipedia

  • splenium — noun a) The rounded posterior extremity of the brains corpus callosum. b) A compress or bandage …   Wiktionary

  • splenium — sple·ni·um …   English syllables

  • splenium — n. the thickest part of the corpus callosum, rounded and protruding backwards over the thalami, the pineal gland, and the midbrain …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • splenium — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Splenium corporis callosi — didžiosios jungties juosta statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Splenium corporis callosi ryšiai: platesnis terminas – didžioji jungtis …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • splenium corporis callosi — [TA] the posterior rounded end of the corpus callosum; it conveys visual information between the two cerebral hemispheres …   Medical dictionary

  • Splenium corporis callosi — Sple̱nium cọrporis callo̱si [von gr. σπληνιον = Pflaster, Verband; ↑Corpus callosum] s; , Sple̱nia : rückwärtiger Wulst des Gehirnbalkens (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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