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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Plural of: A large ovoid mass of gray matter situated in the posterior part of the forebrain that relays sensory impulses to the cerebral cortex.

Usage examples (28)
  • The lateral wall is limited above by the tænia thalami.
  • Dengue, and Japanese B encephalitis usually involve thalami.
  • —The third ventricle is a median cleft between the two thalami.
  • Behind the chiasma the fibers grow backward as the optic tracts to the thalami and mid-brain. for more
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