Thalamencephalon
Thalamencephalon Thal`a*men*ceph"a*lon, n. [NL. See {Thalamus}, and {Encephalon}.] (Anat.) The segment of the brain next in front of the midbrain, including the thalami, pineal gland, and pituitary body; the diencephalon; the interbrain. [1913 Webster]

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  • thalamencephalon — [thal΄ə men΄sef′ə län΄] n. pl. thalamencephala [thal΄ə men΄sef′ələ] [ModL: see THALAMUS & ENCEPHALON] DIENCEPHALON thalamencephalic [thal΄ə men΄sə fal′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Thalamencephalon — gumburinės smegenys statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Thalamencephalon ryšiai: platesnis terminas – projekciniai nervų laidai …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • thalamencephalon — thalamencephalic /thal euh men seuh fal ik/, adj. /thal euh men sef euh lon , leuhn/, n., pl. thalamencephalons, thalamencephala / leuh/. Anat. the diencephalon. [1870 75; THALAM(US) + ENCEPHALON] * * * …   Universalium

  • thalamencephalon — That part of the diencephalon comprising the thalamus and its associated structures. [thalamus + G. enkephalos, brain] * * * n. the structures, collectively, at the anterior end of the brainstem, comprising the epithalamus, thalamus, hypothalamus …   Medical dictionary

  • Thalamencephalon — Thalam|en|ce̱|phalon, eindeutschend auch: Thalam|en|ze̱|phalon [↑Thalamus und ↑Encephalon] s; s, ...la: „Thalamushirn“, „Sehhügelhirn“, Teil des Zwischenhirns, der aus ↑Thalamus, ↑Epithalamus und ↑Metathalamus besteht (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • thalamencephalon — n. midbrain, diencephalon (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thalamencephalon — thal·a·men·ceph·a·lon …   English syllables

  • thalamencephalon — n. the structures, collectively, at the anterior end of the brainstem, comprising the epithalamus, thalamus, hypothalamus, and subthalamus, all of which are concerned with the reception and processing of information that enters from sensory nerve …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thalamencephalon — /θæləmɛnˈsɛfəlɒn/ (say thaluhmen sefuhlon) noun (plural thalamencephala /θæləmɛnˈsɛfələ/ (say thaluhmen sefuhluh)) → diencephalon. {New Latin. See thalamus, encephalon} …   Australian English dictionary

  • thalamencephalon — ˌthaləmənˈsefəˌlän noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from thalam + encephalon : diencephalon …   Useful english dictionary

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