split-brain


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split-brain

(splĭt′brān′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or subjected to surgical separation of the hemispheres of the brain by severing the corpus callosum: split-brain operation to prevent epileptic seizures.
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But Jane declared that Agatha only possessed threepence in the world, and therefore could not possibly have given the man thirty times that sum.
My own earliest boating recollection is of five of us contributing threepence each and taking out a curiously constructed craft on the Regent's Park lake, drying ourselves subsequently, in the park-keeper's lodge.
I am another for nine hundred and seventy-five pounds four and threepence.
We bought water-melons nearly twice as large as a man's head, most deliciously cool and well-flavoured, for a halfpenny apiece; and for the value of threepence, half a wheelbarrowful of peaches.
Accordingly, they duly attended to bid, and Tom became the owner of two lots of Diggs's things: --Lot 1, price one-and- threepence, consisting (as the auctioneer remarked) of a "valuable assortment of old metals," in the shape of a mouse- trap, a cheese-toaster without a handle, and a saucepan: Lot 2, of a villainous dirty table-cloth and green-baize curtain; while East, for one-and-sixpence, purchased a leather paper-case, with a lock but no key, once handsome, but now much the worse for wear.
Here, Deputy (preceded by a flying oyster-shell) appeared upon the scene, and requested to have the sum of threepence instantly
That,' rejoined the secretary, doing as he was told, 'is all-- except Mrs Varden's box (fourteenth time of opening), seven shillings and sixpence in silver and copper, and half-a-guinea in gold; and Miggs (being the saving of a quarter's wages), one-and- threepence.
No money,' pursued Mortimer; 'but threepence in one of the skirt- pockets.
In split-brain patients, each side of the brain is individually conscious but mostly separate from the other.
Another observation: A split-brain patient, asked to unbutton his shirt with his left hand, would button it up again with his right hand.
The preparation of the split-brain was especially important in this respect.
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