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half of a spherical or roughly spherical structure or organ.
cerebral hemisphere one of the paired structures constituting the largest part of the brain, which together comprise the extensive cerebral cortex, centrum semiovale, basal ganglia, and rhinencephalon, and contain the lateral ventricle. See also brain.
dominant hemisphere the cerebral hemisphere that is more concerned than the other in the integration of sensations and the control of many functions. See also laterality.
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cer·e·bel·lar hem·i·sphere(ser-ĕ-bel'ăr hem'is-fēr)
The large part of the cerebellum lateral to the vermis cerebelli.
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