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Cerebral hemisphere

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Definition

noun, plural: cerebral hemispheres

A half sphere of the cerebrum marked longitudinally by a median fissure.


Supplement

The cerebrum is divided by left and right cerebral hemispheres separated by a medial longitudinal fissure. The two hemispheres are linked by corpus callosum and small commissures.


Also called:

  • hemispherium cerebrale (Latin)

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