Meaning of prosencephalon in English:

prosencephalon

noun

another term for forebrain
‘The neural tube is broad and divides flaccidly into three parts: an anterior prosencephalon, a middle mesencephalon, and a posterior rhombencephalon.’
  • ‘However, at later stages, the specification of the prosencephalon and the mesencephalon remains defective.’

Pronunciation

prosencephalon

/ˌprɒsɛnˈsɛfəlɒn/ /ˌprɒsɛnˈkɛfəlɒn/

Origin

Mid 19th century from Greek prosō ‘forwards’ + enkephalos ‘brain’.