Definition of Forebrain. Meaning of Forebrain. Synonyms of Forebrain

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Definition of Forebrain

Forebrain
Forebrain Fore"brain`, n. (Anat.) The anterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the prosencephalon and thalamencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the prosencephalon only. See Brain.

Meaning of Forebrain from wikipedia

- brain of vertebrates, the forebrain or prosencephalon is the rostral-most (forward-most) portion of the brain. The forebrain (prosencephalon), the midbrain...
- The basal forebrain structures are located in the forebrain to the front of and below the striatum. They include the nucleus ac****bens, nucleus basalis...
- The medial forebrain bundle (MFB), is a neural pathway containing fibers from the basal olfactory regions, the periamygdaloid region and the septal nuclei...
- The diencephalon is a division of the forebrain (embryonic prosencephalon), and is situated between the telencephalon and the midbrain (embryonic mesencephalon)...
- The triune brain is a model of the evolution of the vertebrate forebrain and behavior, proposed by the American physician and neuroscientist Paul D. MacLean...
- which the prosencephalon (the forebrain of the embryo) fails to develop into two hemispheres. Normally, the forebrain is formed and the face begins to...
- bodies develop in the substantia nigra, areas of the midbrain and basal forebrain and, finally, the neocortex. These brain sites are the main places of...
- central cholinergic area is the nucleus basalis of Meynert in the basal forebrain.The enzyme acetylcholinesterase converts acetylcholine into the inactive...
- The contralateral organization of the forebrain (Latin: contra ‚against‘; latus ‚side‘, lateral ‚sided‘) is the property that the hemispheres of the cerebrum...
- involves the basal forebrain cholinergic neurons. However, cholinergic neurons only represent about 5% of the total basal forebrain cell po****tion. Most...
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