forebrain forebrain  /ˈfɔrb ˌreɪn/


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


  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.


  • 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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