thalamencephalonmedical dictionary

<anatomy> The segment of the brain next in front of the midbrain, including the thalami, pineal gland, and pituitary body; the diencephalon; the interbrain.

Origin: NL. See Thalamus, and Encephalon.

(01 Mar 1998)

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