archencephala


archencephala
I. \\|ärk.ˌenˈsefələ\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from archi- + encephala (plural of encephalon) — more at encephalon
: man regarded as constituting a separate subclass of Mammalia — not now used as an acceptable taxonomic concept
II.
plural of archencephalon

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  • Archencephala — Ar chen*ceph a*la, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. pref. ? + ? the brain.] (Zo[ o]l.) The division that includes man alone. R. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archencephala — arch·en·ceph·a·la …   English syllables

  • Hippocampus-Debatte — Vergleich der Hemisphären des Endhirns von Mensch und Schimpanse: a) Hinterer Lappen b) Seitenventrikel c) Hinteres Horn x) Hippocampus minor. Die Hippocampus Debatte war eine Kontroverse zwischen den britischen Biologen Richard Owen und Thomas… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • archencephalon — |ärk.+ˌ noun (plural archencephala) Etymology: New Latin, from archi + encephalon : the primitive forebrain of the early embryo * * * /ahr ken sef euh lon /, n. Embryol. the primitive forebrain region of the embryo, anterior to the notochord,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • archontia — ärˈkänch(ē)ə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Greek archont , archōn, present participle of archein : archencephala …   Useful english dictionary