Meaning of forebrain

fore•brain

Pronunciation: (fôr'brān", fōr'-), [key]
— n. Anat.
  1. Also calledthe anterior of the three primary divisions of the brain in the embryo of a vertebrate, or the part of the adult brain derived from this tissue including the diencephalon and telencephalon.
  2. the telencephalon.
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