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noun
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.
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Origin of cerebral hemisphere

First recorded in 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for cerebral hemisphere

cerebral hemisphere

noun
either half of the cerebrum
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Medical definitions for cerebral hemisphere

cerebral hemisphere

n.
Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum, as divided by the longitudinal cerebral fissure.
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Scientific definitions for cerebral hemisphere

cerebral hemisphere

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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