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

telencephalic

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

Origin and Etymology of telencephalon

New Latin, from telo- + encephalon


Medical Dictionary

telencephalon

noun tel·en·ceph·a·lon \ ˌtel-en-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän, -lən \

medical Definition of telencephalon

plural telencephala play \-lə\ or telencephalons
: 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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