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cerebrum


We think arterial plaque broke off and blocked the blood flow to the cerebrum.
  lobes of the forebrain associated with conscious thought
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  • We think arterial plaque broke off and blocked the blood flow to the cerebrum.
  • But now she thought that if only she had a dissecting knife she would slash at IT, cutting ruthlessly through cerebrum, cerebellum.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • The lead came to rest in the grey matter about two inches beneath the cerebral cortex, by the cerebrum.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • It may be that much of what we are accustomed to describe as evil, and evil freely chosen, is instead an illness due to some lesion of the nervous system, and that the Devil himself is simply a malformation of the cerebrum.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace

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  • That is—those are— Gentlemen, let me call your attention to—cerebrum, cerebral, you understand.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • It then penetrated the dura matter, passed through the left posterior lobe of the cerebrum, entered the [208] left lateral ventricle and lodged in the white matter of the cerebrum just above the anterior portion of the left corpus striatum.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • INVESTIGATION CONCERNING CARIETTA WHITE AND THE SO-CALLED "TK" PHENOMENA CONTINUES AMID PERSISTENT RUMORS THAT AN AUTOPSY ON THE WHITE GIRL HAS UNCOVERED CERTAIN UNUSUAL FORMATIONS IN THE CEREBRUM AND CEREBELLUM OF THE BRAIN.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • Look here!" His swift pencil was sketching the cerebrum; the brain lived and beat under his fingers.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Cerebrum, cerebral, you understand.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • It then penetrated the dura matter, passed through the left posterior lobe of the cerebrum, entered the [208] left lateral ventricle and lodged in the white matter of the cerebrum just above the anterior portion of the left corpus striatum.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
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Associated words [difficulty]:   cerebrum [8] , cerebellum [8] , frontal lobes [8] , temporal lobes [8] , hypothalamus [9] , medulla oblongata [9] , occipital lobes [9] , parietal lobes [9] , cerebellum [8] , hypothalamus [9] , medulla oblongata [9]
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