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diencephalon

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diencephalon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diencephalon  \Di`en*ceph"a*lon\,  n.  [NL.  See  {Dia-},  and 
  {Encephalon}.]  (Anat.) 
  The  interbrain  or  thalamencephalon;  --  sometimes  abbreviated 
  to  dien.  See  {Thalamencephalon}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diencephalon 
  n  :  the  posterior  division  of  the  forebrain;  connects  the 
  cerebral  hemispheres  with  the  mesencephalon  [syn:  {interbrain}, 
  {betweeenbrain},  {thalmencephalon}] 




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