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cerebrum

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

Simple Definition of cerebrum

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cerebrum

plural cerebrums or cerebraplay \-brə\

  1. 1 :  brain 1a

  2. 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

Examples of cerebrum in a sentence

  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


CEREBRUM Defined for Kids

cerebrum

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

Definition of cerebrum for Students

plural cerebrums or cerebra \-brə\

  1. :  the enlarged front and upper part of the brain that is the center of thinking




Medical Dictionary

cerebrum

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

Medical Definition of cerebrum

plural cerebrums or cerebra \-brə\play

  1. 1:  brain 1

  2. 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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