These serve as nectaries, s, the whorl of stamens inserted on the thalamus and surrounding the pistil.
Thalamaflorous, with petals and stamens inserted on the torus or thalamus.
Ganglia geniculata are found for the first time in connexion with the optic tracts in the lower part of the thalamus.
About one fourth of the genera have numerous stamens or numerous carpels, or both, springing naturally from the thalamus.
The adventitious organs appeared as if they were developments from the thalamus—a kind of foliaceous disc, in fact.
The thalamus and corpus striatum are called together, the great inferior ganglion of the brain.
The cerebellum is a subsequent outgrowth from the medulla, as is the cerebrum and olfactive166 lobes from the thalamus.
There is some evidence that these adjustments occur in that part of the brain called the thalamus.
1753, "the receptacle of a flower," Modern Latin, from Latin thalamus "inner chamber," from Greek thalamos "inner chamber, bedroom," related to thalame "den, lair," tholos "vault, vaulted building." Used since 1756 of a part of the forebrain where a nerve appears to originate.
thalamus thal·a·mus (thāl'ə-məs)
n. pl. thal·a·mi (-mī')
A large ovoid mass of gray matter that forms the larger dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon and is located medial to the internal capsule and to the body and tail of the caudate nucleus. It functions in the relay of sensory impulses to the cerebral cortex.