thalamus

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Latin thalamus, from Ancient Greek θάλαμος ‎(thálamos, an inner chamber, a bedroom, a bed).

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thalamus ‎(plural thalami or thalamuses)

  1. (anatomy) Either of two large, ovoid structures of grey matter within the forebrain that relay sensory impulses to the cerebral cortex.
  2. (botany) The receptacle of a flower; a torus.
  3. A thallus.

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thalamus m

  1. thalamus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Ancient Greek θάλαμος ‎(thálamos, inner room), especially from Homer.

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Noun[edit]

thalamus m ‎(genitive thalamī); second declension

  1. inner room, apartment of a house
  2. bedroom, chamber
  3. marriage bed

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative thalamus thalamī
genitive thalamī thalamōrum
dative thalamō thalamīs
accusative thalamum thalamōs
ablative thalamō thalamīs
vocative thalame thalamī

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