diencephalon definition

  • noun:
    • The posterior the main forebrain that links the midbrain using cerebral hemispheres, encloses the third ventricle, possesses the thalamus and hypothalamus. Also called betweenbrain, interbrain, thalamencephalon.
    • The region of the mind, especially the peoples forebrain, that includes the thalamus, the hypothalamus, the epithalamus, the prethalamus or subthalamus, and also the pretectum.
    • The interbrain or thalamencephalon; -- often abbreviated to dien. See thalamencephalon.
    • In structure, the inter-brain or center brain, usually known as the deutencephalon and thalamencephalon.
    • the posterior division associated with forebrain; links the cerebral hemispheres aided by the mesencephalon
    • The posterior an element of the forebrain that connects the midbrain using cerebral hemispheres, encloses the next ventricle, possesses the thalamus and hypothalamus. Also called betweenbrain, interbrain, thalamencephalon.
    • The region regarding the human brain, especially the individual forebrain, that includes the thalamus, the hypothalamus, the epithalamus, the prethalamus or subthalamus, plus the pretectum.
    • The interbrain or thalamencephalon; -- often abbreviated to dien. See thalamencephalon.
    • In structure, the inter-brain or center brain, otherwise known as the deutencephalon and thalamencephalon.
    • the posterior division for the forebrain; links the cerebral hemispheres because of the mesencephalon

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