thalamencephalon


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thal·a·men·ceph·a·lon

 (thăl′ə-mĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏn′)
n.
The part of the diencephalon comprising the thalamus and its associated structures.


thal′a·men′ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) adj.

thalamencephalon

(ˌθæləmɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn)
n, pl -lons or -la (-lə)
1. (Anatomy) the part of the diencephalon of the brain that includes the thalamus, pineal gland, and adjacent structures
2. (Anatomy) another name for diencephalon
thalamencephalic adj