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cerebral vesicle

cerebral vesicle in Medicine

cerebral vesicle n.
Any of the three divisions of the early embryonic brain: prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon. Also called encephalic vesicle, primary brain vesicle.

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  • Into this the cerebral vesicle of the larval lancelet opens.

    Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot
  • This plate reaches forward below the third cerebral vesicle as far as the infundibulum.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • The cerebral vesicle which represents this is a plain cavity without true subdivision into ventricles.

    Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot

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