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Medical Term:

lamina terminalis of cerebrum


a thin plate that passes upward from the optic chiasm to form the rostral boundary of the third ventricle; membrane representing the position of the closed rostral neuropore.

Synonym(s): lamina terminalisTA, lamina cinerea, terminal plate, velum terminale

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