• IPA: /ˈsɛ.ɹɪ.bɹəm/, /sɪˈɹiː.bɹəm/

cerebrum (plural cerebrums or cerebra)

  1. (neuroanatomy) The upper part of the brain, which is divided into the two cerebral hemispheres. In humans it is the largest part of the brain and is the seat of motor and sensory functions, and the higher mental functions such as consciousness, thought, reason, emotion, and memory.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: telencéphale
  • German: Großhirn
  • Portuguese: telencéfalo
  • Russian: головно́й мозг
  • Spanish: telencéfalo

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.009
Offline English dictionary