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.
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.