: the midsection of the brain of most arthropods formed by the paired ganglia of the second true segment and consisting of paired antennary and olfactory lobes
especially : the median lobes of the insect brain that innervate the antennal segment

Word History


New Latin, from deut- + cerebrum

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“Deutocerebrum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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