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telencephalon

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noun tel·en·ceph·a·lon \ˌte-len-ˈse-fə-ˌlän, -lən\

Definition of telencephalon

  1. :  the anterior subdivision of the embryonic forebrain or the corresponding part of the adult forebrain that includes the cerebral hemispheres and associated structures

tel·en·ce·phal·ic play \-ˌlen(t)-sə-ˈfa-lik\ adjective


Origin of telencephalon

New Latin, from telo- + encephalon


First Known Use: 1897


Medical Dictionary

telencephalon

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noun tel·en·ceph·a·lon \ˌtel-en-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän, -lən\

Medical Definition of telencephalon

plural tel·en·ceph·a·la \-lə\play or tel·en·ceph·a·lons

  1. :  the anterior subdivision of the embryonic forebrain or the corresponding part of the adult forebrain that includes the cerebral hemispheres and associated structures




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