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claustrum

[′klȯ‚strəm]
(anatomy)
A thin layer of gray matter in each cerebral hemisphere between the lenticular nucleus and the island of Reil.
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Azameera f Azamour - Claustra Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan 17-RPR 78 She won impressively on her debut at Salisbury, but returned with a sore shoulder after disappointing at Newmarket subsequently.
153-55) Quem neque fama deum nec fulmina minitanti Murmure compressit caelum, sed eo magis acrem Irritat animi virtutem, effringere ut arta Naturae primus portarum claustra cupiret.
She is determined neither to kill her husband nor to let others kill him on her behalf (nec te feriam, neque intra / claustra tenebo, 43-44).