thalamencephalic

thalamencephalon

[thal-uh-men-sef-uh-lon, -luhn]
noun, plural thalamencephalons, thalamencephala [thal-uh-men-sef-uh-luh] . Anatomy.
the diencephalon.

Origin:
1870–75; thalam(us) + encephalon

thalamencephalic [thal-uh-men-suh-fal-ik] , adjective
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thalamencephalon (ˌθæləmɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn)
 
n , pl -lons, -la
1.  the part of the diencephalon of the brain that includes the thalamus, pineal gland, and adjacent structures
2.  another name for diencephalon
 
thalamencephalic
 
adj

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thalamencephalon thal·a·men·ceph·a·lon (thāl'ə-měn-sěf'ə-lŏn')
n.
The part of the diencephalon comprising the thalamus and its associated structures.

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