Synonyms

1. diencephalon

noun. the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon.

Synonyms

  • third eye
  • thalamus
  • basal ganglion
  • hypothalamus
  • infundibulum
  • forebrain
  • thalmencephalon
  • interbrain
  • pituitary
  • pituitary gland
  • pineal eye
  • betweenbrain
  • optic nerve
  • neural structure
  • corpus mamillare
  • mamillary body
  • pituitary body
  • second cranial nerve
  • prosencephalon
  • optic tract
  • mammillary body
  • hypophysis

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Sentences with diencephalon


1. Noun, singular or mass
This part of the brain is behind the diencephalon.

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