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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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The rostral region of vertebrate neural tubes develops into three morphologically distinct swellings or the primary brain vesicles by differential proliferation of neuroepithelial territories: the forebrain, midbrain, and hind brain (Ishikawa et al., 2012), each of brain vesicles may be composed of several smaller repetitive units known as neuromeres (Nieuwenhuys, 1998).
Your olfactory bulb, the neural system in your forebrain that is responsible for the sensation of smell, is directly connected to the amygdala and hippocampus, the parts of your brain responsible for processing emotions and creating memories respectively.
MUNICH, Germany, December 19, 2018 -- In mammals, generation of new neurons (neurogenesis) is mainly limited to early childhood and occurs in adulthood only in a few regions of the forebrain.
Studies have shown that salvinorin A could exert vessel dilation function in the physiological condition and preserve the autoregulation of brain vessels (9,10), as well as protect against forebrain ischemia-induced brain injury (11).
In mammals, the cerebral hemispheres, part of the forebrain, have grown relative to other parts of the brain.
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.
([5]) Although learning and memory have considered as complex cognitive processes and multiple mechanisms are involved in cognition, extensive research has established the relationship between cognitive impairment and the cholinergic system in the basal forebrain. ([6]) The aim of this study was to develop a model of renovascular hypertension by using Goldblatt's two kidneys one clip (2K1C) method and evaluating the levels of choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) mRNA as the main marker of cholinergic system activity as well as ACE mRNA level in the frontal cortex.
In the next sections, we compare the different techniques generating midbrain dopaminergic neurons and basal forebrain cholinergic neurons from hPSCs.
SNAP-[25.sup.L2/L2]: CaMKII[alpha]-[Cre.sup.+/wt] mice were obtained by regular breeding procedure between SNAP-[25.sup.L2/L2] mice and CaMKII[alpha]-Cre strain (The Jackson Laboratory, stock number 005359) in which Cre-recombinase is extensively expressed in forebrain excitatory neurons by p20 [13, 14].