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UMLS ID - C0006104
Semantic Type Listed - Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

Definition - The part of the central nervous system contained within the cranium, comprising the prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon. It is derived from the anterior part of the embryonic neural tube. (MSH)

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