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cerebral hemisphere

n.
Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum, as divided by the longitudinal cerebral fissure.

cerebral hemisphere

n
(Anatomy) either half of the cerebrum

cere′bral hem′isphere


n.
either of the rounded halves of the cerebrum connected by the corpus callosum. Compare left brain, right brain.
[1810–20]

cerebral hemisphere

Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum. See Note at brain.

cerebral hemisphere

Either of both halves of the cerebrum.
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Noun1.cerebral hemisphere - either half of the cerebrumcerebral hemisphere - either half of the cerebrum    
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
left brain, left hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body
right brain, right hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body
cerebrum - anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
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House placed three button-sized electrodes on the left, right or both brain hemispheres of each test subject, depending on where each patient's seizures were thought to originate.
The neuroradiological findings of posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome typically include high-signal changes at the cortical and subcortical levels in the parietal and occipital lobes in the posterior areas of the brain hemispheres.
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An initial assessment determined the symmetry, or balance, in amplitude and frequencies between the brain hemispheres and data collection included a subject's ISI and other measures including blood pressure and neurocognitive function tests.
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