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Cerebral hemispheres


noun, singular: cerebral hemisphere

The left and right regions of the cerebrum separated longitudinally by a median fissure.


The cerebrum is divided by left and right cerebral hemispheres separated by a medial longitudinal fissure. Corpus callosum and small commissures link the two hemispheres.

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  • hemispherium cerebrale (Latin)

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