One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Originally: the subthalamic nucleus (now rare). In later use: a region at the base of the forebrain located between the dorsal thalamus and the hypothalamus, containing the subthalamic nucleus, several other nuclei, and tracts of fibres; the ventral thalamus.
Late 19th century. From sub- + thalamus. Compare earlier subthalamic.
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