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amphithalamus

[am-fuh-thal-uh-muh s] /ˌæm fəˈθæl ə məs/
noun, plural amphithalami
[am-fuh-thal-uh-mahy] /ˌæm fəˈθæl əˌmaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in an ancient Greek house) a room adjoining the thalamus.
Origin of amphithalamus
< Latin < Greek amphithálamos. See amphi-, thalamus
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