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Diencephalon

Introduction: Diencephalon

Description of Diencephalon

Diencephalon: the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Diencephalon: caudal part of the prosencephalon composed of the epithalamus, thalamus, and hypothalamus.
Source: CRISP

Diencephalon: The paired caudal parts of the prosencephalon from which the THALAMUS; HYPOTHALAMUS; EPITHALAMUS; and SUBTHALAMUS are derived.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Diencephalon: The paired caudal parts of the prosencephalon from which the THALAMUS; HYPOTHALAMUS; EPITHALAMUS; and SUBTHALAMUS are derived.
Source: MeSH 2007

Diencephalon: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Diencephalon:

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Diencephalon:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Diencephalon

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Diencephalon

The following list attempts to classify Diencephalon into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • neural structure
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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