cerebral hemisphere

noun
either half of the cerebrum
Syn: ↑hemisphere
Derivationally related forms: ↑hemispheric (for: ↑hemisphere), ↑hemispherical (for: ↑hemisphere)
Hypernyms: ↑neural structure
Part Holonyms: ↑cerebrum

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noun
: either of the two lateral halves of the cerebrum

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either of the rounded halves of the cerebrum of the brain, divided laterally by a deep fissure and connected at the bottom by the corpus callosum. Cf. left brain, right brain.
[1810-20]

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cerebral hemisphere noun
One of the two lateral halves of the cerebrum
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Main Entry:cerebrum

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cerebral hemisphere UK US noun [countable] [singular cerebral hemisphere plural cerebral hemispheres] medical
one of the two halves of the front part of your brain
Thesaurus: brain and nervous systemhyponym

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cerebral hemisphere,
either of the two lobes of the cerebrum.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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