Definition of Pulvinar

1. n. A prominence on the posterior part of the thalamus of the human brain.



Definition of Pulvinar

1. pulvinus [adj] - See also: pulvinus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulvinar

pulverulent
pulverulently
pulverulentous
pulverulous
pulvil
pulvilio
pulvilios
pulvillar
pulville
pulvilled
pulvilles
pulvilli
pulvillus
pulvils
pulvinae
pulvinar (current term)
pulvinars
pulvinate
pulvini
pulvinic acid
pulvinoid
pulvinus
pulwar
pulwars
puly
puma
pumalike
pumas
pumelo
pumelos

Literary usage of Pulvinar

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1. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"In the second place, a very large number of fibres passing the corpus geniculatum on its ventral and Literal surfaces spread out into the pulvinar (PF). ..."

2. A German-English Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"... olfactory fossa laar, n. cilium of olfactory jus membrane lärchen, n. = -haar laut, /. olfactory mucous brane ügel, m. pulvinar of nasal ..."

3. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1893)
"The buried portion of the pulvinar is exposed in a transverse section taken ... 192) ; the extreme end of this part of the pulvinar (Pvr) is here seen lying ..."

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