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telencephalon

[tel-en-sef-uh-lon, -luh n] /ˌtɛl ɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn, -lən/
noun, plural telencephalons, telencephala
[tel-en-sef-uh-luh] /ˌtɛl ɛnˈsɛf ə lə/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
the anterior section of the forebrain comprising the cerebrum and related structures.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; tel-2 + encephalon
Related forms
telencephalic
[tel-en-suh-fal-ik] /ˌtɛl ɛn səˈfæl ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for telencephala

telencephalon

/ˌtɛlɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn/
noun
1.
the cerebrum together with related parts of the hypothalamus and the third ventricle
Derived Forms
telencephalic (ˌtɛlɛnsɪˈfælɪk) adjective
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telencephala in Medicine

telencephalon tel·en·ceph·a·lon (těl'ěn-sěf'ə-lŏn', -lən)
n.
The anterior portion of the prosencephalon, constituting the cerebral hemispheres and composing with the diencephalon the prosencephalon. Also called endbrain.


tel'en·ce·phal'ic (-sə-fāl'ĭk) adj.
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