lenticular nucleus

lenticular nucleus
noun
a basal ganglion shaped like a lens and including the outer reddish putamen and the inner pale yellow pallidum
Syn: ↑lentiform nucleus
Hypernyms: ↑basal ganglion
Part Holonyms: ↑corpus striatum, ↑striatum, ↑striate body
Part Meronyms: ↑pallidum, ↑globus pallidus, ↑paleostriatum, ↑putamen

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noun
: the larger and external nucleus of the corpus striatum including the outer reddish putamen and two inner pale yellow globular masses constituting the globus pallidus

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lenticular nucleus,
Anatomy. the lower gray nucleus in the corpus striatum at the base of the brain.

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