diencephalon

noun di·en·ceph·a·lon \ ˌdī-ən-ˈse-fə-ˌlän , ˌdī-(ˌ)en- , -lən \

Definition of diencephalon

: the posterior subdivision of the forebrain

diencephalic

play \-sə-ˈfa-lik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of diencephalon

New Latin, from dia- + encephalon


Medical Dictionary

diencephalon

noun di·en·ceph·a·lon \ ˌdī-ən-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän , ˌdī-(ˌ)en- , -lən \

medical Definition of diencephalon

: the posterior subdivision of the forebrain called also betweenbrain, interbrain

diencephalic

play \-sə-ˈfal-ik\ adjective

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