lentiform nucleus

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

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