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cerebrum

noun ce·re·brum \sə-ˈrē-brəm, ˈser-ə-brəm, ˈse-rə-\

medical : the front part of the brain that is believed to be where thoughts occur

plural ce·re·brums or ce·re·bra\-brə\

Full Definition of CEREBRUM

1
:  brain 1a
2
:  an enlarged anterior or upper part of the brain; especially :  the expanded anterior portion of the brain that in higher mammals overlies the rest of the brain, consists of cerebral hemispheres and connecting structures, and is considered to be the seat of conscious mental processes :  telencephalon
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Examples of CEREBRUM

  1. <you'll need the patience of a saint and the cerebrum of a rocket scientist to figure out the solution to this brainteaser>

Origin of CEREBRUM

Latin
First Known Use: 1615
CEREBRA Defined for Kids

cerebrum

noun ce·re·brum \sə-ˈrē-brəm, ˈser-ə-brəm\
plural ce·re·brums or ce·re·bra \-brə\

Definition of CEREBRUM for Kids

:  the enlarged front and upper part of the brain that is the center of thinking
Medical Dictionary

cerebrum

noun ce·re·brum \sə-ˈrē-brəm, ˈser-ə-brəm\
plural ce·re·brums or ce·re·bra \-brə\

Medical Definition of CEREBRUM

1
:  brain 1
2
:  an enlarged anterior or upper part of the brain; especially :  the expanded anterior portion of the brain that in higher mammals overlies the rest of the brain, consists of cerebral hemispheres and connecting structures, and is considered to be the seat of conscious mental processes :  telencephalon

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