telencephalon

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

Definition of telencephalon 

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

Other Words from telencephalon

telencephalic \ˌte-ˌlen(t)-sə-ˈfa-lik \ adjective

First Known Use of telencephalon

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telencephalon

New Latin, from telo- + encephalon

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telencephalon

noun
tel·en·ceph·a·lon | \ˌtel-en-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän, -lən \
plural telencephala\-lə \ or telencephalons

Medical Definition of telencephalon 

: 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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