split-brain

adjective \ ˈsplit-ˈbrān \

Definition of split-brain

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

First Known Use of split-brain

1958

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split-brain

adjective \ ˌsplit-ˌbrān \

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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