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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 thal·a·mus /ˈθæləməs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 thal·a·mus /ˈθæləməs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thal·a·mus n.; pl. Thalami
 1. Anat. A mass of nervous matter on either side of the third ventricle of the brain; -- called also optic thalamus.
 2. Bot. (a) Same as Thallus. (b) The receptacle of a flower; a torus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : large egg-shaped structures of gray matter that form the
          dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon
      [also: thalami (pl)]