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1. The most anterior of the three primary regions of the embryonic brain from which the telencephalon and diencephalon develop.
2. The segment of the adult brain that develops from the embryonic forebrain and includes the cerebrum, thalamus, and hypothalamus.
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(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for prosencephalon
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1. Also called prosencephalon. the anterior of the three embryonic divisions of the vertebrate brain, or the part of the adult brain derived from this tissue including the diencephalon and telencephalon.
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The front part of the brain comprising the diencephalon and telencephalon.
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|Noun||1.||forebrain - the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube|
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
brain, encephalon - that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
corpus callosum - a broad transverse nerve tract connecting the two cerebral hemispheres
telencephalon - the anterior division of the forebrain; the cerebrum and related parts of the hypothalamus
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n. prosencéfalo, porción anterior de la vesícula primaria cerebral de donde se desarrollan el diencéfalo y el telencéfalo.
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