Meaning of corpus striatum

cor•pus stri•a•tum

Pronunciation: (kôr'pus strī-ā'tum), [key]
— pl. cor•po•ra stri•a•ta
  1. a mass of gray matter beneath the cortex and in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere.
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