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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin, from Latin thalamus, from Ancient Greek θάλαμος (thálamos, an inner chamber, a bedroom, a bed).

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thalamus (plural thalami or thalamuses)

  1. (anatomy) Either of two large, ovoid structures of grey matter within the forebrain that relay sensory impulses to the cerebral cortex.
  2. (botany) The receptacle of a flower; a torus.
  3. A thallus.
  4. An inner room or nuptial chamber.

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thalamus m

  1. thalamus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek θάλαμος (thálamos, inner room), especially from Homer.

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NounEdit

thalamus m (genitive thalamī); second declension

  1. inner room, apartment of a house
  2. bedroom, chamber
  3. marriage bed
  4. (by extension, figuratively) marriage

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative thalamus thalamī
Genitive thalamī thalamōrum
Dative thalamō thalamīs
Accusative thalamum thalamōs
Ablative thalamō thalamīs
Vocative thalame thalamī

DescendantsEdit

  • English: thalamus
  • Galician: tambo (obsolete)
  • Italian: talamo
  • Spanish: tálamo

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