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thalamencephalon

[ thal-uh-men-sef-uh-lon, -luhn ]
/ 藢胃忙l 蓹 m蓻n藞s蓻f 蓹藢l蓲n, -l蓹n /
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noun, plural thal路a路men路ceph路a路lons, thal路a路men路ceph路a路la [thal-uh-men-sef-uh-luh]. /藢胃忙l 蓹 m蓻n藞s蓻f 蓹 l蓹/. Anatomy.
the diencephalon.
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Origin of thalamencephalon

First recorded in 1870鈥75; thalam(us) + encephalon

OTHER WORDS FROM thalamencephalon

thal路a路men路ce路phal路ic [thal-uh-men-suh-fal-ik], /藢胃忙l 蓹藢m蓻n s蓹藞f忙l 瑟k/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for thalamencephalon

thalamencephalon
/ (藢胃忙l蓹m蓻n藞s蓻f蓹藢l蓲n) /

noun plural -lons or -la (-l蓹) anatomy
the part of the diencephalon of the brain that includes the thalamus, pineal gland, and adjacent structures
another name for diencephalon

Derived forms of thalamencephalon

thalamencephalic (藢胃忙l蓹藢m蓻ns蓹藞f忙l瑟k), adjective
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Medical definitions for thalamencephalon

thalamencephalon
[ th膬l鈥采-m臅n-s臅f蓹-l艔n鈥 ]

n.
The part of the diencephalon comprising the thalamus and its associated structures.
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