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claustrum


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Claustrum  \Claus"trum\,  n.;  pl  {Claustra}.  [L.,  a  bolt  or  bar.] 
  (Anat.) 
  A  thin  lamina  of  gray  matter  in  each  cerebral  hemisphere  of 
  the  brain  of  man.  --  {Claus"tral},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  claustrum 
  n  :  (anatomy)  a  structure  that  serves  as  a  barrier  (especially  a 
  particular  layer  of  gray  matter  in  the  brain) 




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