corpus striatumcorpus stri·a·tum
nounpl. corpora stri·a′ta
Anat. either of two striated ganglia in front of the thalamus in each half of the brain
Origin of corpus striatumModL, literally , striated body
nounpl. corpora stri·a·ta,
Either of two gray and white striated bodies of nerve fibers located in the lower lateral wall of each cerebral hemisphere.
Origin of corpus striatumNew Latin corpus striātum Latin corpus body Latin striātum neuter of striātus striated