Definition of prosencephalic in English:

prosencephalic

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Of or relating to the prosencephalon.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From ancient Greek πρός toward + encephalic, after prosencephalon.

Pronunciation

prosencephalic

/ˌprɒsɛnsɪˈfalɪk//ˌprɒsɛŋkɛˈfalɪk//ˌprɒsɛnkɛˈfalɪk/