split-brain

adjective
\ ˈsplit-ˈbrān How to pronounce split-brain (audio) \

Definition of split-brain

: having the optic chiasma and corpus callosum severed behavior in split-brain animals

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1958, in the meaning defined above

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split-brain

adjective
\ ˌsplit-ˌbrān How to pronounce split-brain (audio) \

Medical Definition of split-brain

: of, relating to, concerned with, or having undergone separation of the two cerebral hemispheres by surgical division of the optic chiasma and corpus callosum split-brain research split-brain patients

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