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telencephalon

[ tel-en-sef-uh-lon, -luhn ]
/ 藢t蓻l 蓻n藞s蓻f 蓹藢l蓲n, -l蓹n /
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noun, plural tel路en路ceph路a路lons, tel路en路ceph路a路la [tel-en-sef-uh-luh]. /藢t蓻l 蓻n藞s蓻f 蓹 l蓹/. Anatomy.
the anterior section of the forebrain comprising the cerebrum and related structures.
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Origin of telencephalon

First recorded in 1900鈥05; tel-2 + encephalon

OTHER WORDS FROM telencephalon

tel路en路ce路phal路ic [tel-en-suh-fal-ik], /藢t蓻l 蓻n s蓹藞f忙l 瑟k/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for telencephalon

telencephalon
/ (藢t蓻l蓻n藞s蓻f蓹藢l蓲n) /

noun
the cerebrum together with related parts of the hypothalamus and the third ventricle

Derived forms of telencephalon

telencephalic (藢t蓻l蓻ns瑟藞f忙l瑟k), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for telencephalon

telencephalon
[ t臅l鈥材昻-s臅f蓹-l艔n鈥, -l蓹n ]

n.
The anterior portion of the prosencephalon, constituting the cerebral hemispheres and composing with the diencephalon the prosencephalon.endbrain

Other words from telencephalon

tel鈥瞖n鈥e鈥halic (-s蓹-f膬l沫k) adj.
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