prosencephalon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pro- +‎ -s- +‎ encephalon From Ancient Greek πρόσω (prósō, forwards, onwards) + ἐγκέφαλος (enképhalos, brain) + -ον (-on)

Noun[edit]

prosencephalon (plural prosencephalons or prosencephala)

  1. (neuroanatomy) Forebrain.