Definition of Lentiform nucleus
1. Noun. A basal ganglion shaped like a lens and including the outer reddish putamen and the inner pale yellow pallidum.
Generic synonyms: Basal Ganglion
Terms within: Globus Pallidus, Paleostriatum, Pallidum, Putamen
Group relationships: Corpus Striatum, Striate Body, Striatum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lentiform Nucleus
Literary usage of Lentiform nucleus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Now remove the lentiform nucleus and expose the remainder of the lateral ... The fibres which lie anterior and posterior to the lentiform nucleus are fibres ..."
2. The Anatomy of the Nervous System from the Standpoint of Development and by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"Locate the lentiform and caudate nuclei, the claustrum, and the internal and external capsules (Fig. 192). 107. Dissection of tlie lentiform nucleus and the ..."
3. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"The fibres which lie anterior and posterior to the lentiform nucleus are fibres of the internal capsule. The anterior fibres can be traced downwards to the ..."
4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"754) is a flattened band of white fibres, between the lentiform nucleus on the lateral side and the caudate nucleus and thalamus on the medial side. ..."
5. Anatomy of the brain and spinal cord with special reference to mechanism and by Harris Ellett Santee (1907)
"The intermediate tract (tractus intermedius) rises in the lentiform nucleus and runs through the anterior part of the inferior lamina, in its course to the ..."
6. Contributions by Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota (1916)
"The lentiform nucleus is large; the crus occupies the clear space below it and sends ... The lentiform nucleus is quite superficial in this and several ..."
7. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"... between the lentiform nucleus on the lateral side and the caudate nucleus and ... and separates the lentiform nucleus from the thalamus. ..."