cerebral hemispherenoun [ C ]uk /ˌser.ɪ.brəl ˈhem.ɪ.sfɪər/ us /ˌser.ɪ.brəl ˈhem.ɪ.sfɪr/ specialized
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- For the same reason the cerebral hemispheres of man are almost as large in youth as in maturity.
- Gall therefore argued that we must consider the cerebral hemispheres to be the seat of the higher functions of the mind.
- It consists of two halves, the right and left cerebral hemispheres.
- There was a gradual increase in the size of the brain during this period, and it is interesting to find that this growth was mainly confined to the cerebral hemispheres, or higher portion of the brain.
- This observation led to the establishment of a most important fact in connection with speech, viz. that right-handed people use their left cerebral hemisphere as the executive portion of the brain in speech.