forebrain

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forebrain:

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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forebrain

[′fȯr‚brān]
(embryology)
The most anterior expansion of the neural tube of a vertebrate embryo.
(vertebrate zoology)
The part of the adult brain derived from the embryonic forebrain; includes the cerebrum, thalamus, and hypothalamus.
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The segmental organization of the developing shark brain based on neurochemical markers, with special attention to the prosencephalon," Brain Research Bulletin, vol.
Subtypes of holoprosencephaly and differentiating features (1), (4), (5) Alobar Semilobar Lobar Degree of Almost complete Posterior Rostral and prosencephalon non-separation cerebral ventral frontal non-separation with holosphere hemispheres lobe fusion.
Holoprosencephaly is a rare congenital anomaly that is characterized by lack of cleavage of the prosencephalon.