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Splenium

splenium

(Science: anatomy) The thickened posterior border of the corpus callosum; so called in allusion to its shape.

Origin: L, a plaster, a patch, from Gr. A bandage, compress.


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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... Bean also reported that the 103 Negro brains were less convoluted than were 49 White brains and that Whites had a proportionately larger genus to splenium ratio (front to back part of corpus callosum), implying that Whites may have more activity in the frontal lobes which were thought to be the ...

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