Definition of Striate body
1. Noun. 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.
Generic synonyms: Basal Ganglion
Terms within: Caudate, Caudate Nucleus, Lenticular Nucleus, Lentiform Nucleus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Striate Body
Literary usage of Striate body
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1844)
"... masses of the striate body and optic thalamus, and in the concavity are placed the extra-ventricular portions of the same bodies. Circular fibres. ..."
2. Text-book of Human Physiology: Including Histology and Microscopical Anatomy by Leonard Landois, Albert Philson Brubaker (1905)
"Irritation of the striate body is unattended with pain. Pathological.—In man every lesion in the anterior portion of the striate body that is not too small ..."
3. Neurological Bulletin by Frederick Tilney, Columbia University Dept. of Neurology, Columbia University, Dept. of Neurology (1921)
"Of course, one could reply that in man the striate body constitutes a system undergoing regression and that its function, mysterious in lower animals, ..."
4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1895)
"The physiological nature of the striate body. The striate body a hemispheric ganglion ; it belongs ontogenetically to the cortex, not to the midbrain. ..."
5. Demonstrations of anatomy: Being a Guide to the Knowledge of the Human Body by George Viner Ellis (1882)
"56) pass through the striate body. The fibres on the opposite aspect, which form the ... On escaping from the striate body and the thalamus the fibres ..."
6. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1889)
"Lesions below the striate body cause fever. 2. ... Lastly, a puncture between the striate body and the anterior end of the optic thala- mns causes a rapid ..."