- either of the rounded halves of the cerebrum of the brain, divided laterally by a deep fissure and connected at the bottom by the corpus callosum.
Origin of cerebral hemisphere
First recorded in 1810–20
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- either half of the cerebrum
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- Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum, as divided by the longitudinal cerebral fissure.
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- Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum, designated right and left. In mammals, the cerebral hemispheres are connected by the corpus callosum, a transverse band of nerve fibers.
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