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(pl. E. cerebrums, L. cerebra)
Anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans.

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"Cerebrum" Quotes from Famous Books

... Absolute, psyche, subliminal consciousness, supreme principle. brain, organ of thought, seat of thought; sensorium^, sensory; head, headpiece; pate, noddle^, noggin, skull, scull, pericranium [Med.], cerebrum, cranium, brainpan^, sconce, upper story. [in computers] [Comp.] central processing unit, CPU; arithmetic and logical unit, ALU. [Science of mind] metaphysics; psychics, psychology; ideology; mental philosophy, ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... technical products only. The tendency was to become herdsmen, farmers, and traders. As a division were classed the aborigines of India and of Egypt, with an average 80 cubic inches of brain, a very large cerebellum, and a cerebrum comparatively small. Their intellect was as characteristically statical as that of the other yellow races, the dynamic impulse manifesting itself only in symbolism, mysticism, and the like. At the head of ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 358, November 11, 1882 • Various

... check the cash next day, all showed thought; and it occurred to Nelson that Penton's head was just the shape for such thought. He had not been dragging at his upper lip in vain: he had extracted a piece of strategy, which had originated in the cerebrum. There was a peculiar sympathy between Penton's lips and his brain, anyway: what the ...
— A Canadian Bankclerk • J. P. Buschlen

Words linked to "Cerebrum" :   vena cerebrum superior, hemisphere, cerebral cortex, telencephalon, sulcus lateralis cerebri, fissure of Rolando, convolution, fissure of Sylvius, neural structure, cortex, cerebral hemisphere, central sulcus, vena cerebrum internus, cerebral mantle, pallium, sulcus centralis, venae cerebrum inferior, lateral cerebral sulcus, gyrus, Rolando's fissure, Sylvian fissure

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