mesencephalon


mes·en·ceph·a·lon

noun \ˌme-ˌzen-ˈse-fə-ˌlän, ˌmē-, -zən-, -ˌsen-, -sən-, -lən\

Definition of MESENCEPHALON

:  midbrain
mes·en·ce·phal·ic \-ˌzen(t)-sə-ˈfa-lik, -zən(t)-, -ˌsen(t)-, -sən(t)-\ adjective

Origin of MESENCEPHALON

New Latin
First Known Use: 1846

mes·en·ceph·a·lon

noun \ˌmez-ˌen-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän, ˌmez-ən-, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes-, -lən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MESENCEPHALON

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