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lentiform

 [len´tĭ-form]
lens-shaped.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

len·ti·form

(len'ti-fōrm),
Lens-shaped.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lentiform

adjective Lens-shaped.

noun Lentiform nucleus; nucleus lentiformis [NA6].
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

len·ti·form

(len'ti-fōrm)
Lens-shaped.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lentiform

1. Lens- or lentil-shaped.
2. Pertaining to the lenticular nucleus of the BASAL GANGLIA of the brain.
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Within caudate nucleus (H), TDP-43 pathology is present including an intranuclear lentiform inclusion (black arrow); basal forebrain TDP-43 pathology was conspicuous (I).
The lentiform papillae were located on the dorsal aspect of the lingua as reported in cow (Scala et al.) and the Jamunapari goat (Emura et al., 2011).
Figure-3: Subtle increased signal in bilateral caudate and lentiform nucleus (green arrow) and subcortical ribboning (red arrow) on DWI.
In sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, there is an anterior predominance of basal ganglia MRI changes (i.e., caudate nucleus is more frequently and more severely involved than the lentiform nucleus, whereas the thalamus is the least frequently and severely involved deep gray matter structure).
Using the WFU atlases and Talairach atlas labels, 21 nonoverlapping ROIs were selected: 11 level-2 ROIs (posterior lobe, anterior lobe, frontal-temporal space, limbic lobe, medulla, pons, midbrain, occipital lobe, temporal lobe, parietal lobe, and frontal lobe) and 10 level-3 ROIs (insula, extra-nuclear, lentiform nucleus excluding putamen, claustrum, thalamus, fourth ventricle, third ventricle, lateral ventricle, caudate, and putamen).
She had CT brain showing calcification in basal ganglia involving caudate nucleus lentiform nucleus and thalamus, in the centrum semi ovale bilaterally and also demonstrated subcortical dense curvilinear calcification bilaterally (Figure 1).
The radiologist identified a nonenhancing, hyperdense lentiform mass within the left mesotympanum.
GHB enhances the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the striatal region of the brain (i.e., caudate nucleus & lentiform nucleus).
There is frequent incomplete cleavage of the heads of the caudate nuclei and thalami, but the hypothalamus and lentiform nuclei are well-separated.
FDGPET/CT showed a hypermetabolic lesion in the left temporal lobe and hypometabolism around the hypermetabolic mass lesion encroaching on thalamus, and lentiform nucleus, probably due to the oedematous changes (Figure 2).