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The anterior subdivision of the forebrain in a vertebrate embryo; gives rise to the olfactory lobes, cerebral cortex, and corpora striata.



(also called endbrain), the anterior section of the brain. The telencephalon attains its greatest size and physiological importance in higher vertebrates and especially in man.

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Stress-induced activation of the immediate early gene Arc (activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein) is restricted to telencephalic areas in the rat brain: relationship to c-fos mRNA.
Neuronal counts for the telencephalic (TC) and diencephalic (DC) clusters were conducted at 5 days post-fertilization (dpf) (n = 5).
Kawabata, "Roles of the telencephalic cells and their chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans in delimiting an anterior border of the retinal pathway," Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
The most active NSC compartment is found in SVZ which represents a remnant of the embryonic germinal neuroepithelium, and persists throughout life as an active mitotic layer in the wall of the telencephalic lateral ventricles and along its rostral extension toward the olfactory bulb.
In one of the brains, prepared from a wild caught Desmodus (see Figure 2), isolated telencephalic regions were devoid of brain tissue, as though it had been punched out.
Neuroethological analysis of the effects of telencephalic lesions on aggressive behavior of Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens).
In reptiles, in contrast to both birds and mammals, the telencephalic pallium, like the thalamus, is less elaborate in both its cytoarchitecture and number of cell groups.
Combined Telencephalic Algorithm Operation and the Emergence of Complex Specializations.
Salas, Rodriguez, Vargas, Duran, and Torres (1996) showed that telencephalic ablated goldfish were unable to perform spatial tasks.
Cortical cholinergic inputs mediating arousal attentional processing and dreaming: Differential afferent regulation of the basal forebrain by telencephalic and brainstem afferents.