cerebral vesicle n.
Any of the three divisions of the early embryonic brain: prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon. Also called encephalic vesicle, primary brain vesicle.
- Cerebrally challenged
adjective dumb, not bright Usage Note euphemism
Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to the cerebrum or the brain. betraying or characterized by the use of the intellect rather than intuition or instinct: His is a cerebral music that leaves many people cold. Phonetics. retroflex (def 2). Phonetics. a cerebral sound. Historical Examples adjective of or relating to the cerebrum or to the […]
to use the mind; think or think about. verb (intransitive) generally (facetious) to use the mind; think; ponder; consider
to use the mind; think or think about. Historical Examples noun the act of thinking; consideration; thought verb (intransitive) generally (facetious) to use the mind; think; ponder; consider n. 1853, coined by English physiologist Dr. William B. Carpenter (1813-1885) from Latin cerebrum “brain” (see cerebral) + -ation. Related: Cerebrate (v.); cerebrated. cerebration cer·e·bra·tion (sěr’ə-brā’shən) n. […]