Forebrain



[fawr-breyn, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌbreɪn, ˈfoʊr-/

noun, Anatomy.
1.
Also called prosencephalon. the anterior of the three primary divisions of the in the embryo of a vertebrate, or the part of the adult derived from this tissue including the diencephalon and telencephalon.
2.
the telencephalon.
/ˈfɔːˌbreɪn/
noun
1.
the nontechnical name for prosencephalon

forebrain fore·brain (fôr’brān’)
n.
The prosencephalon.
forebrain
(fôr’brān’)
The forwardmost part of the vertebrate brain. In humans, it consists of the thalamus, the hypothalamus, and the cerebrum. Compare hindbrain, midbrain.

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