Definition of cerebrum
noun (plural cerebra /-brə/)Anatomy
- the principal and most anterior part of the brain in vertebrates, located in the front area of the skull and consisting of two hemispheres, left and right, separated by a fissure. It is responsible for the integration of complex sensory and neural functions and the initiation and coordination of voluntary activity in the body.
early 17th century: from Latin, 'brain'