HyperDic: mamillary_body

English > 1 sense of the expression mamillary body:
NOUNbodymamillary body, mammillary body, corpus mamillareone of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
English > mamillary body: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningOne of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix.
Synonymsmammillary body, corpus mamillare
Part ofdiencephalon, interbrain, betweenbrain, thalmencephalonThe posterior division of the forebrain
Broaderneural structureA structure that is part of the nervous system
Spanishcorpus mamillare
Catalancorpus mamillare

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