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 [klaws´trum] (pl. claus´tra) (L.)
the thin layer of gray matter lateral to the external capsule of the lentiform nucleus, separating it from the white matter of the insula.


Plural of claustrum.


See claustrum.
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The self-confessed Pink Panther fan named him after the bungling French detective - "because of his dam Claustra, I didn't think we'd get it as I thought the name would be taken" - and then had the misfortune to run into subsequent Champagne Stakes runnerup Alexander Castle at Newcastle second time out.