Last revised by Craig Hacking on 20 Jul 2020

The cerebrum is a paired neural structure composed of the two cerebral hemispheres (left and right) each containing a central space, the lateral ventricle. It develops from the telencephalon.

Gross anatomy

The cerebrum takes up most of the intracranial cavity and lies above the tentorium cerebelli. The cerebrum includes:

It is connected to the brainstem via the cerebral peduncles.

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