cerebrum
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈsɛ.ɹɪ.bɹəm/, /sɪˈɹiː.bɹəm/
Noun

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



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