from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The most anterior of the three primary regions of the embryonic brain from which the telencephalon and diencephalon develop.
- n. The segment of the adult brain that develops from the embryonic forebrain and includes the cerebrum, thalamus, and hypothalamus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The anterior part of the brain, including the cerebrum, thalamus, and hypothalamus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The anterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the prosencephalon and thalamencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the prosencephalon only. See brain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The foremost cerebral segment; the prosencephalon; hence, loosely, some anterior division of the brain. See cut under encephalon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
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