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Putamen



[pyoo-tey-min] /pyuˈteɪ mɪn/

noun, plural putamina
[pyoo-tam-uh-nuh] /pyuˈtæm ə nə/ (Show IPA)
1.
Botany. a hard or stony endocarp, as a peach stone.
2.
a shell membrane.
/pjuːˈteɪmɛn/
noun (pl) -tamina (-ˈtæmɪnə)
1.
the hard endocarp or stone of fruits such as the peach, plum, and cherry

putamen pu·ta·men (pyōō-tā’mən)
n.
The outer, larger, and darker gray of the three portions into which the lentiform nucleus of the brain is divided.

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