noun. ['ˈθæləməs'] large egg-shaped structures of grey matter that form the dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon.
- neural structure
- geniculate body
Words that Rhyme with Thalamus
Example sentences of the word thalamus
1. Noun, singular or mass
Just above the brain stem is the diencephalon, which is made up of the thalamus and hypothalamus.
The sensory cortexes via the thalamus send information to the amygdala gathered from your sensory organs.