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Introduction: Cerebrum

Description of Cerebrum

Cerebrum: The largest part of the brain. It is divided into two hemispheres, or halves, called the cerebral hemispheres. Areas within the cerebrum control muscle functions and also control speech, thought, emotions, reading, writing, and learning.
Source: National Institute of Health

Cerebrum: anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cerebrum: part of the brain derived from the embryonic telencephalon and consisting of the cortex and white matter of the cerebral hemispheres, the basal ganglia, and certain other basal structures which are a part of the rhinencephalon.
Source: CRISP

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Cerebrum as an Organ

Cerebrum (organ): The cerebrum is the largest portion of the brain....more »

Cerebrum (organ): The cerebrum, the largest part of the brain, fills most of the upper skull. It has two halves called the left... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Brain Tumors: NCI)

Cerebrum (organ): See Cerebrum (organ information).

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Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Cerebrum

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Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Cerebrum can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Cerebrum

The following list attempts to classify Cerebrum 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

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