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SUBTHALAMIC NUCLEUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does subthalamic nucleus mean? 

SUBTHALAMIC NUCLEUS (noun)
  The noun SUBTHALAMIC NUCLEUS has 1 sense:

1. an oval mass of grey matter located in the caudal part of the subthalamus; associated with the striate body

  Familiarity information: SUBTHALAMIC NUCLEUS used as a noun is very rare.


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SUBTHALAMIC NUCLEUS (noun)


Sense 1subthalamic nucleus [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An oval mass of grey matter located in the caudal part of the subthalamus; associated with the striate body

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Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("subthalamic nucleus" is a kind of...):

cell nucleus; karyon; nucleus (a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction)

Holonyms ("subthalamic nucleus" is a part of...):

subthalamus (the ventral part of the thalamus)


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