forebrain [ fawr-breyn, fohr-] Examples Word Origin Also called prosencephalon. the anterior of the three primary divisions of the brain in the embryo of a vertebrate, or the part of the adult brain derived from this tissue including the diencephalon and telencephalon. the telencephalon. Origin of forebrain
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The forwardmost part of the vertebrate brain. In humans, it consists of the thalamus, the hypothalamus, and the cerebrum. Compare hindbrain midbrain.
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