Pulvinar



[puhl-vahy-ner] /pʌlˈvaɪ nər/

noun, plural pulvinaria
[puhl-vuh-nair-ee-uh] /ˌpʌl vəˈnɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.

2.
Also called pulvinus. (on an Ionic capital) either of two convex forms having on their ends two of the volutes.
adjective
3.
(def 3).

pulvinar pul·vi·nar (pŭl-vī’nər)
n.
The posterior extremity of the thalamus, forming a cushionlike prominence over the posterior aspect of the internal capsule.

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