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Prosencephalon

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In the anatomy of vertebrates, the prosencephalon is a part of the brain (encephalon). The prosencephalon, the mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon develop from three vesicles during the neurogenesis of a vertebrate's brain.

Also recognized as the forebrain, the prosencephalon gives rise to the diencephalon and the telencephalon. The prosencephalon emerges from the top, or front end of the neural tube.

Profound development of prosencephalar areas in adult humans, especially the neopallium, creates the physiological basis for many of humans' unique skills related to memory, planning, conjecture, and fabrication.

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