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n. pl. corpora stri·a·ta (strī-ā′tə)
Either of two gray and white striated bodies of nerve fibers located in the lower lateral wall of each cerebral hemisphere.
[New Latin corpus striātum : Latin corpus, body + Latin striātum, neuter of striātus, striated.]
n, pl corpora striata (straɪˈeɪtə)
(Anatomy) a striped mass of white and grey matter situated in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere
[New Latin, literally: striated body]
cor•pus stri•a•tum(ˈkɔr pəs straɪˈeɪ təm)
n., pl. cor•po•ra stri•a•ta (ˈkɔr pər ə straɪˈeɪ tə)
a mass of banded gray and white matter in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere.
[1850–55; < New Latin: striated body]
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|Noun||1.||corpus striatum - a striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and 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