• (RP) IPA: /ˈklɔːstɹəm/

claustrum (plural claustra)

  1. (neuroanatomy) A thin, irregular sheet of grey matter underneath the inner part of the neocortex on both sides of the brains of mammals; its exact function is not understood, but it is believed to facilitate coordination between senses.
Related terms Translations
  • German: Vormauer, Claustrum
  • Italian: claustro

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