noun, plural ce·re·brums, ce·re·bra [suh-ree-bruh, ser-uh-] /səˈri brə, ˈsɛr ə-/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Examples from the Web for cerebrum
Like the cerebrum, the cerebellum has two hemispheres, separated by a structure called the vermis.
The cerebrum with well-developed furrows covers the other portions of the brain.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
But, though the axis can work without the cerebrum, the cerebrum can not work without the axis.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)|John William Draper
The cerebrum comprises nearly seven-eighths of the entire mass, and fills the upper part of the skull.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
Beginning at the bottom of the figure, we observe the medulla oblongata rising from the spinal cord to reach the cerebrum.
Primitively the Mammalian cerebrum, like that of the lower Vertebrata, is quite smooth.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
British Dictionary definitions for cerebrum
noun plural -brums or -bra (-brə)
Derived Formscerebroid, adjectivecerebric (ˈsɛrɪbrɪk), adjective
Word Origin for cerebrum
Medicine definitions for cerebrum
n. pl. cer•e•brums
Science definitions for cerebrum
Plural cerebrums cerebra
Culture definitions for cerebrum
The largest part of the brain, consisting of two lobes, the right and left cerebral hemispheres. The cerebrum controls thought and voluntary movement. (See cerebral cortex, left brain, and right brain.)