HyperDic: forebrain

English > 1 sense of the word forebrain:
NOUNbodyforebrain, prosencephalonthe anterior portion of the brain
forebrain > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rbrey.n
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English > forebrain: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube.
Synonymprosencephalon
Part ofbrain, encephalonThat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers
Partscorpus callosumA broad transverse nerve tract connecting the two cerebral hemispheres
diencephalon, interbrain, betweenbrain, thalmencephalonThe posterior division of the forebrain
peduncle, cerebral peduncleA bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
telencephalonThe anterior division of the forebrain
Broaderneural structureA structure that is part of the nervous system
Spanishproencéfalo, prosencéfalo
Catalanproencèfal, prosencèfal

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