cerebral hemisphere


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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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Collateral circulation to the ipsilateral cerebral hemisphere may be provided by flow through the circle of Willis, persistent fetal vessels, or collaterals from the external carotid artery.
Hemimegalencephaly (HME) is a rare congenital malformation of cortical development characterized by enlargement of all or part of one cerebral hemisphere.
Low-grade glial tumors in adults are more commonly located in the cerebral hemispheres, more commonly located in the supplementary motor cortex and the insula7.
A Tc-99m ECD SPECT/CT performed on this patient revealed evidence of hypoperfusion involving the superior, medial, and inferior frontal cortices of the right cerebral hemisphere.
A computed tomography (CT) scan of the head revealed atrophy of the left cerebral hemisphere with dilatation of the ipsilateral ventricle and widening of the sulci and Sylvian fissure of the left side.
A foreign study suggests that, PCNSL frequently occurs in cerebral hemisphere, callosum, basal ganglia and thalamus, less frequently occurs in epencephalon and brainstem and seldom occurs in ventricle only; 87% of PCNSL is supratentorial lesion.
The cerebral CT showing the extended left tempo--parietal craniotomy, the inhomogeneous hypodense mass with edema and intra-axial dilacerations at the level of the left cerebral hemisphere with a protrusion through the craniotomy orifice
The frontal lobes are an area in the brain of mammals located at the front of each cerebral hemisphere and are thought to be critical for advanced intelligence.
The right cerebral hemisphere commands the muscular contractions of the left side of the body and vice-versa.
Complex partial seizures usually originate in one cerebral hemisphere (Neidermeyer, Schomer, & Lopes da Silva, 2011).
Aphasia occurs as a result of injury to the left cerebral hemisphere to a greater extent than the right.
In addition to cyclopia, developmental anomalies may vary from a slight shortening of premaxilla to distortion of all bone of face and cranium with the fusion of the cerebral hemisphere, hydrocephalous, anopthalmia, etc.