Definition of Forebrain

1. Noun. The anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube.




Definition of Forebrain

1. n. The anterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the prosencephalon and thalamencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the prosencephalon only. See Brain.

Definition of Forebrain

1. Noun. (anatomy) The anterior part of the brain, including the cerebrum, thalamus, and hypothalamus. ¹

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Definition of Forebrain

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Medical Definition of Forebrain

1. The anterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the prosencephalon and thalamencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the prosencephalon only. See Brain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Forebrain

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1. Contributions by Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota (1916)
"THE CELL MASSES IN THE forebrain OF THE TURTLE, ... In continuation of work upon the forebrain, it is the writer's intention to study the origin, ..."

2. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"The posterior surface (ventral surface of the preceding stage) conies in contact near its dorsal end with the wall of the forebrain in the region of the ..."

3. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A) by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... layer Superior hillock (OT anterior body or nates) Inferior hillock (OT posterior body Nucleus of inferior colliculus Deep white layer forebrain ..."

4. Applied psychology for nurses by Mary F. Porter (1921)
"THE CEREBRUM OR forebrain For convenience the various lobes of the cerebrum are known as frontal, temporal, parietal, and occipital, according to the parts ..."

5. Mental Physiology: Especially in Its Relations to Mental Disorders by Theophilus Bulkeley Hyslop (1895)
"... View of the forebrain; Waller's View, based upon Psychological Inference—Value of the Logical Mode of symbolising Neural ..."

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