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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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