Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: striatum
  1. A striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus
    - corpus striatum, striate body

Derived forms: striatums

Type of: basal ganglion

Encyclopedia: Striatum