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Synonyms and Antonyms of encephalon

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encephalon

synonym (synonym of encephalon)

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

hypernym (encephalon IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord (noun.body)
    a structure that is part of the nervous system (noun.body)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.body)
    a ring of arteries at the base of the brain (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    any of three arteries in the brain that make up the circle of Willis (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a nerve cell in the brain (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the part of the brain having the most recent phylogenetic origin; the cerebral cortex and related parts (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the middle portion of the brain (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid (noun.body)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.body)
    the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains (noun.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from encephalon)

  • (verb.contact)
    kill by smashing someone's skull (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym part holonym part meronym derivation brain neural structure circle of willis arteria communicans brain cell neencephalon forebrain prosencephalon central nervous system cns systema nervosum centrale caput brain

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