telencephalon

telencephalon

[tel-en-sef-uh-lon, -luhn]
noun, plural telencephalons, telencephala [tel-en-sef-uh-luh] . Anatomy.
the anterior section of the forebrain comprising the cerebrum and related structures.

Origin:
1900–05; tel-2 + encephalon

telencephalic [tel-en-suh-fal-ik] , adjective
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telencephalon (ˌtɛlɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn)
 
n
the cerebrum together with related parts of the hypothalamus and the third ventricle
 
telencephalic
 
adj

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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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