Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The anterior portion of the forebrain, constituting the cerebral hemispheres and related parts.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as prosen-cephalon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the anterior division of the forebrain; the cerebrum and related parts of the hypothalamus.

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  • noun neuroanatomy The anterior part of the forebrain; the endbrain

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the anterior division of the forebrain; the cerebrum and related parts of the hypothalamus

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Examples

  • This was the telencephalon, whose principal part was the neocortex, a dense rind of nerve fibers about an eighth of an inch thick that was simply molded over top of the existing mammal brain.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • In the telencephalon-the new brain-the floral similarity increases.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • These guys have the best noses in the sea—enhanced telencephalon olfactory lobes.

    Deception Point

  • “The urine is the key,” she heard him saying, “because those damned telencephalon olfactory lobes can smell everything!”

    Deception Point

  • "The urine is the key," she heard him saying, "because those damned telencephalon olfactory lobes can smell everything!"

    Deception Point

  • Enhanced telencephalon olfactory lobes … hammerheads can smell a droplet of blood a mile away.

    Deception Point

  • Enhanced telencephalon olfactory lobes…hammerheads can smell a droplet of blood a mile away.

    Deception Point

  • These guys have the best noses in the sea – enhanced telencephalon olfactory lobes.

    Deception Point

  • The cerebral hemispheres themselves are the telencephalon ( "end-brain" G), because this is the end of the central nervous system if you work from the bottom up, whereas the basal ganglia, thalamus, and hypothalamus are the diencephalon { "between-brain" G}.

    The Human Brain

  • The fore-brain undergoes great modification: its anterior part or telencephalon expands laterally in the form of two hollow vesicles, the cavities of which become the lateral ventricles, while the surrounding walls form the cerebral hemispheres and their commissures; the cavity of the posterior part or diencephalon forms the greater part of the third ventricle, and from its walls are developed most of the structures which bound that cavity.

    IX. Neurology. 4. The Brain or Encephalon

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  • This would be a good name for a future brain to brain telephone device.

    January 29, 2016