Definition of Prosencephalon

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 Prosencephalon

1. n. The anterior segment of the brain, including the cerebrum and olfactory lobes; the forebrain.

Definition of Prosencephalon

1. Noun. (neuroanatomy) Forebrain. ¹

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Definition of Prosencephalon

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Literary usage of Prosencephalon

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1. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Vertebrate Animals by Richard Owen (1846)
"53, P), the Carp, and the Globe- fish *; in some species the prosencephalon is still smaller, as in the Gar-fish, the Herring (fig. ..."

2. Principles of Physiological Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt (1904)
"The prosencephalon (a)—The Brain ... In the earlier stages of its development, the prosencephalon is a vesicular structure, overlying the diencephalon. ..."

3. A Text-book of Mental Diseases: With Special Reference to the Pathological by William Bevan Lewis (1899)
"prosencephalon OR FORE-BRAIN. Configuration.—We have already seen that divergence ... The ganglia of the prosencephalon form the most anterior mass of grey ..."

4. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"prosencephalon.—As the ' crura cerebri' enter the pros- encephalon, they are augmented by further accessions of formative ..."

5. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"The comparative anatomists, who have tailed to recognise the true homology of the prosencephalon in Osseous Fishes, appear to have been misled chiefly by ..."

6. A Text-book of Physiology: Normal and Pathological. For Students and by Winfield Scott Hall (1905)
"THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CEREBRUM, OR prosencephalon. I. THE MOVEMENTS OF THE BRAIN. Movements of the brain depend largely upon the lymphatic system of the ..."

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