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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.
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Plural of claustrum.
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Joao Lopez pedreiro, Antonio cavouqueiro, Antonio Goncalvez, Goncalo Fernandez carpinteiros item e pedreiros cinquo mil quatrocentos e vinte reis mais aos servidores assi na claustra como na vinha e pumar, quatro mil sete centos e setenta reis a que tudo soma dez mil cento e noveta reis (...) e de oitenta telhoes pera a claustra outo centos reis" (fl.
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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).
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