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Cerebrum MeSH Descriptor Data 2021

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Scope Note
Derived from TELENCEPHALON, cerebrum is composed of a right and a left hemisphere. Each contains an outer cerebral cortex and a subcortical basal ganglia. The cerebrum includes all parts within the skull except the MEDULLA OBLONGATA, the PONS, and the CEREBELLUM. Cerebral functions include sensorimotor, emotional, and intellectual activities.
Entry Term(s)
Cerebral Hemispheres
Left Cerebral Hemisphere
Right Cerebral Hemisphere
NLM Classification #
WL 307
Previous Indexing
Brain (1963-2000)
Telencephalon (1966-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008; see TELENCEPHALON 2001-2007, see BRAIN 1975-2000
History Note
2008; use TELENCEPHALON 2001-2007; use BRAIN 1975-2000
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Cerebrum Preferred
Right Cerebral Hemisphere Narrower
Cerebral Hemispheres Narrower
Left Cerebral Hemisphere Narrower
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