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forebrain

[fawr-breyn, fohr-]
noun Anatomy.
1.
Also called prosencephalon. the anterior of the three primary divisions of the brain in the embryo of a vertebrate, or the part of the adult brain derived from this tissue including the diencephalon and telencephalon.
2.
the telencephalon.

Origin:
1875–80; fore- + brain

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forebrain (ˈfɔːˌbreɪn)
 
n
the nontechnical name for prosencephalon

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forebrain fore·brain (fôr'brān')
n.
The prosencephalon.

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forebrain  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (fôr'brān')  Pronunciation Key 
The forwardmost part of the vertebrate brain. In humans, it consists of the thalamus, the hypothalamus, and the cerebrum. Compare hindbrain, midbrain.

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