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Cerebral hemispheres

Definition
noun, singular: cerebral hemisphere
The left and right regions of the cerebrum separated longitudinally by a median fissure.
Supplement
The cerebrum is divided by left and right cerebral hemispheres separated by a medial longitudinal fissure. Corpus callosum and small commissures link the two hemispheres.
Also called:

  • hemispherium cerebrale (Latin)

See also:

  • brain
  • cerebrum
  • Mentioned in:

    • Left-brained
    • Right-brained
    • Intercerebral


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