telencephalon


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tel·en·ceph·a·lon

 (tĕl′ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏn′, -lən)
n.
The anterior portion of the forebrain, constituting the cerebral hemispheres and related parts. Also called endbrain.

tel′en·ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) adj.

telencephalon

(ˌtɛlɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn)
n, pl -la (-lə)
(Anatomy) the cerebrum together with related parts of the hypothalamus and the third ventricle
telencephalic adj

tel•en•ceph•a•lon

(ˌtɛl ɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn, -lən)

n., pl. -lons, -la (-lə).
the anterior section of the forebrain comprising the cerebrum and olfactory lobes.
[1895–1900]
tel`en•ce•phal′ic (-səˈfæl ɪk) adj.

telencephalon

the anterior section of the forebrain, containing the cerebrum and related structures. — telencephalic, adj.
See also: Brain

telencephalon

The “end brain” front subdivision of the forebrain, which contains the cerebral hemispheres.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telencephalon - the anterior division of the forebrain; the cerebrum and related parts of the hypothalamus
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
cerebrum - anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
forebrain, prosencephalon - the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
Translations
télencéphale

tel·en·ceph·a·lon

n. telencéfalo, porción anterior del encéfalo.
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This occurs primarily in the telencephalon or fore brain, and as unthinkingly as when we walk in the park or enter our kitchen.
Specifically, this thesis investigated the susceptibility of 5-HTR expression in the embryonic mouse telencephalon to chronic and acute perturbations of 5-HT levels and examined the effects of altered 5-HT [4]R expression on the synaptic structure of the mPFC-DRN projection.
Crosby EC, Humphrey T, Lauer EW (1962) Telecephalon, part 1-gross structure of the telencephalon, correlative anatomy of the nervous system.
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Lissencephaly is a malformation of the telencephalon that occurs due to neuronal migration disorder and leads to the failure of the formation of the cerebral convolutions, which results in a smooth appearance of brain surface.
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