[puhl-vahy-ner] /pʌlˈvaɪ nər/

noun, plural pulvinaria
[puhl-vuh-nair-ee-uh] /ˌpʌl vəˈnɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)

Also called pulvinus. (on an Ionic capital) either of two convex forms having on their ends two of the volutes.
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pulvinar pul·vi·nar (pŭl-vī’nər)
The posterior extremity of the thalamus, forming a cushionlike prominence over the posterior aspect of the internal capsule.


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