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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.]
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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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