Definition of Right hemisphere

1. Noun. The cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body.

Exact synonyms: Right Brain
Generic synonyms: Cerebral Hemisphere, Hemisphere



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Right Hemisphere

right fielders
right gastric artery
right gastric lymph nodes
right gastric vein
right gastro-omental artery
right gastro-omental lymph nodes
right gastroepiploic artery
right gastroepiploic lymph nodes
right gastroepiploic vein
right gastroomental vein
right hand
right handed
right hander
right heart
right hemisphere (current term)
right hepatic artery
right hepatic duct
right hepatic veins
right ideal
right identities
right identity
right inferior pulmonary vein
right interlobar pulmonary artery
right inverse
right lateral
right lobe
right lobe of liver
right lumbar lymph nodes
right lung segments

Literary usage of Right hemisphere

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"right hemisphere of cerebrum apparently quite healthy; color of gray ... Left hemisphere smaller in all its dimensions; right hemisphere quite normal. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"... that in the left cerebral hemisphere the Sylvian fissure or the lower boundary of the parietal lobe is more depressed than in the right hemisphere, and, ..."

3. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... (see SPEECH AND ITS DEFECTS); while in a few exceptional cases of aphasia in left-handed persons the disease has been located in the right hemisphere. ..."

4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... (see SPEECH AND ITS DEFECTS) ; while in a few exceptional cases of aphasia in left-handed persons the disease has been located in the right hemisphere. ..."

5. The North American Medical and Surgical Journal (1829)
"Atrophy of the right hemisphere of the Brain.—The Journal de Physiologic for ... This fluid occupied the place of the right hemisphere, which was in a state ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"However, according to Kleist the problem is left unsolved how this cooperation of the right hemisphere which receives support from that in the left is ..."

7. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"The brain weighed 1011 grammes; right hemisphere, 48? grammes; left, 270; right half of cerebellum, 61; left, 62. Microscopically, the right cornu ammonis ..."

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