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fore·brain

 (fôr′brān′)
n.
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.

forebrain

(ˈfɔːˌbreɪn)
n
(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for prosencephalon

fore•brain

(ˈfɔrˌbreɪn, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
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.
[1875–80]

fore·brain

(fôr′brān′)
The forwardmost part of the brain in vertebrate animals. In humans, it consists of the thalamus, the hypothalamus, and the cerebrum. Compare hindbrain, midbrain.

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The front part of the brain comprising the diencephalon and telencephalon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forebrain - the anterior portion of the brainforebrain - 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
cerebral peduncle, peduncle - a bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
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
betweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon - the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
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fore·brain

n. prosencéfalo, porción anterior de la vesícula primaria cerebral de donde se desarrollan el diencéfalo y el telencéfalo.
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And those with another ultraconserved element edited out had abnormalities in a part of the forebrain that's involved in memory formation, as well as epilepsy.
This part is located in the subcortical basal ganglia of the forebrain in humans.
Because the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST), a limbic structure in the forebrain, is key to the translation of stress into sustained anxiety, factors that regulate its activity have untapped potential as novel therapeutic targets.
PART is characterized by NFT pathology in structures of the mesial temporal lobe, basal forebrain, and brainstem (Braak stages < IV) with minimal or no A[beta] or neocortical neuritic plaque pathologies.
link is external), of Stanford University, Stanford, California, a grantee of the NIHs National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and colleagues, report on experiments with forebrain spheroids April 26, 2017 online in the journal Nature.
Scientifically called the mesencephalon, it is the portion of the brain stem that connects the forebrain and the hind brain.
Furthermore, GBE treatment restored the ChAT expression in the basal forebrain following BCCAo.
Conditional knockout of Uhrf1, in a region of the forebrain, led to the activation of endogenous retroviral elements (ERV) in the genome, which are otherwise silenced by methylation.
Prosencephalon disease, which is damage to the forebrain and thalamus, the part of the brain responsible for transmitting sensory impulses.
Prosencephalon disease, in which the forebrain and thalamus--the part of the brain responsible for transmitting sensory impulses--are affected
To do justice to our superior forebrain we should go forward with our eyes open.
Forebrain consists of cerebrum and the limbic system.