Related to the subthalamus region or to the s. nucleus.

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sub·tha·lam·ic .səb-thə-'lam-ik adj of or relating to the subthalamus

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sub·tha·lam·ic (sub″thə-lamґik) inferior to the thalamus. 2. pertaining to the subthalamus.

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