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cer·e·brum

 (sĕr′ə-brəm, sə-rē′-)
n. pl. cer·e·brums or cer·e·bra (-brə)
The large rounded structure of the brain occupying most of the cranial cavity, divided into two cerebral hemispheres that are joined at the bottom by the corpus callosum. It controls and integrates motor, sensory, and higher mental functions, such as thought, reason, emotion, and memory.

[Latin, brain; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cerebrum

(ˈsɛrɪbrəm)
n, pl -brums or -bra (-brə)
1. (Anatomy) the anterior portion of the brain of vertebrates, consisting of two lateral hemispheres joined by a thick band of fibres: the dominant part of the brain in man, associated with intellectual function, emotion, and personality. See telencephalon
2. (Anatomy) the brain considered as a whole
3. (Zoology) the main neural bundle or ganglion of certain invertebrates
[C17: from Latin: the brain]
ˈcereˌbroid adj
cerebric adj

ce•re•brum

(səˈri brəm, ˈsɛr ə-)

n., pl. -brums, -bra (-brə).
the forward and upper part of the brain, involved with voluntary movement and conscious processes, in mammals and birds greatly enlarged. Compare cerebral hemisphere.
[1605–15; < Latin: brain]

cer·e·brum

(sĕr′ə-brəm, sə-rē′brəm)
The largest part of the vertebrate brain, filling most of the skull and consisting of two cerebral hemispheres divided by a deep groove and joined by a mass of nerve fibers. The cerebrum processes complex sensory information and controls voluntary muscle activity. In humans it is the center of thought, learning, and memory.

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The upper, major part of the brain, with two hemispheres, and including the diencephalon. It handles consciousness, learning, memory, emotions, sensations, and voluntary movements.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cerebrum - anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispherescerebrum - anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
central sulcus, fissure of Rolando, Rolando's fissure, sulcus centralis - a brain fissure extending upward on the lateral surface of both hemispheres; separates the frontal and parietal lobes
fissure of Sylvius, lateral cerebral sulcus, sulcus lateralis cerebri, Sylvian fissure - the deepest and most prominent of the cortical fissures; separates the frontal lobes and temporal lobes in both hemispheres
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
cerebral hemisphere, hemisphere - either half of the cerebrum
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, pallium - the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
gyrus, convolution - a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
telencephalon - the anterior division of the forebrain; the cerebrum and related parts of the hypothalamus
Translations
koncový mozek
isot aivot
telencephalon

cerebrum

[ˈserəbrəm] N (cerebrums or cerebra (pl)) [ˈserəbrə]cerebro m

cerebrum

nGroßhirn nt, → Zerebrum nt (spec)

cerebrum

[ˈsɛrɪbrəm] n (Anat) → cervello

cer·e·brum

n. cerebro, encéfalo, centro de coordinación de actividades sensoriales e intelectuales.

cerebrum

n cerebro
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