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Cerebral hemisphere

noun, plural: cerebral hemispheres
A half sphere of the cerebrum marked longitudinally by a median fissure.
The cerebrum is divided by left and right cerebral hemispheres separated by a medial longitudinal fissure. The two hemispheres are linked by corpus callosum and small commissures.
Also called:

  • hemispherium cerebrale (Latin)

See also:

  • brain
  • cerebrum
  • Related form(s):

    • Ventricle of cerebral hemisphere

    Mentioned in:

  • Left-brained
  • Right-brained

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