cerebral aqueduct n.
A short canal in the cerebrum, lined with ependymal cells and leading downward through the mesencephalon from the third to the fourth ventricle. Also called sylvian aqueduct.
- Cerebral artery
cerebral artery n. An artery that is one of two terminal branches of the internal carotid artery, divided into two parts and supplying the branches to the thalamus and corpus striatum and to the cortex of the medial parts of the frontal and parietal lobes. An artery that is one of two terminal branches of […]
- Cerebral calculus
cerebral calculus n. See encephalolith.
the furrowed outer layer of gray matter in the cerebrum of the brain, associated with the higher brain functions, as voluntary movement, coordination of sensory information, learning and memory, and the expression of individuality. cerebral cortex The layer of gray matter in vertebrates that covers the cerebral hemispheres and is composed of folds of neurons […]
- Cerebral death
cerebral death n. See brain death.