noun (plural corpora striata /strīˈātə/)Anatomy
Part of the basal ganglia of the brain, comprising the caudate and lentiform nuclei.
More example sentences
- Atrophy is most marked in the corpus striatum of the basal ganglia, including the caudate and putamen.
- Another mass of grey matter behind the corpus striatum is the thalamus, which lies in the walls of the third ventricle.
- These are important striate branches of the middle cerebral artery, destined for the corpus striatum, internal capsule and associated structures.
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