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cerebrum:

see brainbrain,
the supervisory center of the nervous system in all vertebrates. It also serves as the site of emotions, memory, self-awareness, and thought. Anatomy and Function
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cerebrum

[sə′rē·brəm]
(cell and molecular biology)
The enlarged anterior or upper part of the vertebrate brain consisting of two lateral hemispheres.

cerebrum

1. the anterior portion of the brain of vertebrates, consisting of two lateral hemispheres joined by a thick band of fibres: the dominant part of the brain in man, associated with intellectual function, emotion, and personality
2. the brain considered as a whole
3. the main neural bundle or ganglion of certain invertebrates
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Table I provides data on volumes of the sengi's OB and OBC and the proportions of the volumes of these structures to those of the cerebrum and the entire brain.
(a) Arterial spin labelling (ASL) of MRI showing decrease of CBF in the left brain when the patient presented with right hand weakness and numbness; (b) ASL on postoperative day (POD) 5 showing an increase of CBF in the left cerebrum; (c) preoperative single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) showing no apparent laterality in CBF.
The characteristics babe's nodules were mostly found in the cerebrum of positive cases whereas, previously these have also been observed in brainstem (Jamadagni et al., 2007).
Neuroscientists know that some brain structures that play a role in vision are not strictly part of the cerebrum. For an umbrella term, I am satisfied with the general dictionary definition of cerebral, which describes it as pertaining to the brain without dealing with the finer distinctions between the prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and diencephalon.
Giving your cerebrum a daily workout--just like physical exercise's effect on the body--can keep your mind fit.
To go back and retrieve it." Somehow this profound message entered my cerebrum, and I was compelled to collect.
As is the case with any meningoencephalocele, our diagnosis was based on the identification of a sac that was directly contiguous with the subarachnoid space and that contained a component of herniated cerebrum. We conclude that to plan the safest possible repair, preoperative evaluation of intrasphenoidal meningoencephalocele by MRI is essential to confirming the extension of the lesion and any associated abnormalities.
Blue List: ages 7-8 cerebrum--Use your head; the cerebrum is part of your brain.
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The largest part of your brain is called the cerebrum (sehr-EE-brum).