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Etymology

1. encephalon

noun. that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord.

Synonyms

  • neencephalon
  • forebrain
  • caput
  • communicating artery
  • rhombencephalon
  • head
  • systema nervosum centrale
  • arteria communicans
  • brain cell
  • CNS
  • midbrain
  • neural structure
  • brain stem
  • hindbrain
  • circle of Willis
  • brain
  • brain-stem
  • central nervous system
  • mesencephalon
  • prosencephalon
  • brainstem
  • neoencephalon

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

Etymology

  • ἐγκέφαλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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