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Noun: lenticular nucleus  len'ti-kyu-lu(r) 'n(y)oo-klee-us
  1. A basal ganglion shaped like a lens and including the outer reddish putamen and the inner pale yellow pallidum
    - lentiform nucleus

Derived forms: lenticular nuclei

Type of: basal ganglion

Part of: corpus striatum, striate body, striatum

Encyclopedia: Lenticular nucleus