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claus·trum

 (klô′strəm, klou′-)
n. pl. claus·tra (-trə)
Any of several anatomical structures resembling a barrier, especially the thin vertical layer of gray matter of the brain that lies close to the outer portion of the lentiform nucleus, from which it is separated by the external capsule.

[New Latin, from Latin, bar, barrier, enclosed place; see cloister.]

claustrum

(ˈklɔːstrəm)
n
(Anatomy) a thin layer of grey matter in the brain
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Noun1.claustrum - a layer of grey matter in the brain adjacent to the lenticular nucleus
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
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It features external stone cladding while some of the elevations will sport GRC (glass reinforced concrete) claustra.
Quam etiam et confestim in coenobio virginum mancipandam esse censemus, ut ab omni turbine mundi remota, nequaquam cuilibet locus attribuatur, per quod aut contumeliuin tantae potestad ingeratur aut subdita plebi haesisse patescat quorum ante duduin noscitur domina fuisse; sed infra claustra monasterii jugi sedulitate persistens atque sanctimonialem vitam peragens de regno temporali opitulatione divina ad regnum aeternitatis mereatur pervenire>>.
Videmus feras bestas, cum vinciuntur aut clauduntur, refringere claustra cupientes.
seu nocturnis ululatibus horrenda Proserpina triformi facie larvales impetus comprimens terraeque claustra cohibens lucos diversos inerrans vario cultu propitiaris .
179v, margen izquierdo: Ambrosius, Alvus tumescit virginis claustrapudorispermanet, intra tui uteri claustra qui gubernat omnia; en el mismo folio, en el margen derecho: sancta et inmaculata virginitas quibus te laudibus efferant nescio, qui quen caelo capere non poterant tua gremio contulista.
rapit ingenti conamine saxum, quo discretus ager, uacuasque impellit in auras arduus Hippomedon, quo turbine bellica quondam librati saliunt portarum in claustra molares.
Iglesias en lugares con la extension de la tierra estimada hay en Villaturde, San Felices, Cestillos, Trigueros y Fuentes de Don Bermudo, lugar, este, donde hay vinas para una cuba; pero tambien hay iglesias en Valcabado --villa bajo la jurisdiccion exclusiva del monasterio--, que no sabemos si alberga propiedad dominical, mientras que en Arconada hay una heredad de extension desconocida de la Sacristania--recordemos que la principal la gestiona el prior mayor--y en Mayorga el Prior de Claustra tiene un huerto y una vina.
Rupa 2f Acclamation - Claustra Niarchos Family Unraced She's out of a Green Desert mare who won for John Oxx and seems a nice filly.
Jam vero superis convivae admittimur, alti Jura poli tractare licet, jamque abdita caecae Claustra patent terrae, (14) rerumque immobilis ordo, Et quae praeteriti latuerunt secula mundi.
Oratio de laudatissima maria, que Iesum humani generis saluatorem genuit: nec minus claustra pudoris post partum retinuit, ab enea vt fert composita, postquam ad summam in terris dignitatem uocatus, digne pius nominatus est: quam Antonius koberger ciuis Nurembergensis: non incompetenter in libri huius calce poni iussit.
Pliny, Martial's contemporary, advises a friend as follows: enotuerunt quidam tui versus, et invito te claustra sua refregerunt.
15) "Despues de aver empleado muchos afios en la ensenanca de la Sagrada Theologia, le ocupo la obediencia en varios Prioratos: confianca, que el desempeno muy cabalmente, pues en todos desterro las contagiosas reliquias, que permanecian aun de el desorden de la Claustra.