corpus striatum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corpus striatum (Anat) a ridge in the wall of each lateral ventricle of the brain.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., striate body

Usage

In literature:

The optic thalamus is indicated in the engraving, but the corpus striatum, being more exterior and anterior, does not appear.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, May 1887" by Various
The anterior cornu has the anterior end of the corpus striatum projecting into it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
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In science:

By contrast, GSSG content increased with statistical significance (p<0.05) after 2, 6, 12 and 24 h of reflow with respect to the sham-operated group (Table 1). In corpus striatum, GSH levels remained constant at all times tested.
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
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