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nucleus US English

The central and most important part of an object, movement, or group, forming the basis for its activity and growth

nucleus US Thesaurus

the nucleus of the international banking world

caudate nucleus US English

The upper of the two gray nuclei of the corpus striatum in the cerebrum of the brain

lentiform nucleus US English

The lower of the two gray nuclei of the corpus striatum

suprachiasmatic nucleus US English

Each of a pair of small nuclei in the hypothalamus of the brain, above the optic chiasma, thought to be concerned with the regulation of physiological circadian rhythms

amygdaloid nucleus in amygdaloid US English

another term for amygdala.

geniculate body US English

Either of two protuberances on the inferior surface of the thalamus that relay auditory and visual impulses respectively to the cerebral cortex

geniculate nucleus in geniculate body US English

Either of two protuberances on the inferior surface of the thalamus that relay auditory and visual impulses respectively to the cerebral cortex