forebrain forebrain  /ˈfɔrb ˌreɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube

Usage(s):

  1. Soon, as the counters picked up the gamma rays, the robot pens showed that the arsenic had concentrated in one part of the lower forebrain.
  2. The goal is to bolster a group of neurons called cholinergic cells located at the base of the forebrain.
  3. The peacemaking parts of the forebrain were in complete control.

News

  • Frontiers news briefs: July 4

    In this week's news briefs: Large-scale network organisation in the avian forebrain; How Toxoplasma gondii survives inside cells; and the effect of mixed microbial populations on the growth and gene expression of plants.
    on July 5, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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