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Receptacle vs. Thalamus

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Receptaclenoun

A container.

Thalamusnoun

(anatomy) Either of two large, ovoid structures of grey matter within the forebrain that relay sensory impulses to the cerebral cortex.

Receptaclenoun

(botany) The part of the flower stalk (peduncle or pedicel) to which the floral parts are attached; a thalamus, a torus.

Thalamusnoun

(botany) The receptacle of a flower; a torus.

Receptaclenoun

In the Asteraceae (aster or sunflower family), the end of the peduncle to which all of the florets of the flower head are attached.

Thalamusnoun

A thallus.

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Receptaclenoun

(phycology) A structure at the end of a branch of an alga containing conceptacles (reproductive organs).

Thalamusnoun

An inner room or nuptial chamber.

Receptaclenoun

(zoology) An organ that receives and holds a secretion.

Thalamusnoun

A mass of nervous matter on either side of the third ventricle of the brain; - called also optic thalamus.

Receptaclenoun

A contact device installed at an outlet for the connection of an attachment plug (typically by receiving the plug's prongs) to supply portable appliances or equipment.

Thalamusnoun

Same as Thallus.

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Receptaclenoun

That which serves, or is used, for receiving and containing something, as for examople, a basket, a vase, a bag, a reservoir; a repository.

‘O sacred receptacle of my joys!’;

Thalamusnoun

large egg-shaped structures of gray matter that form the dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon

Receptaclenoun

The apex of the flower stalk, from which the organs of the flower grow, or into which they are inserted. See Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.

Thalamus

The thalamus (from Greek θάλαμος, ) is a large mass of gray matter located in the dorsal part of the diencephalon (a division of the forebrain). Nerve fibers project out of the thalamus to the cerebral cortex in all directions, allowing hub-like exchanges of information.

‘chamber’;

Receptaclenoun

a container that is used to put or keep things in

Receptaclenoun

enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts

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Receptaclenoun

an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert

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