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metencephalon

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noun met·en·ceph·a·lon \ˌmet-ˌen-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän, -lən\

Medical Definition of metencephalon

  1. :  the anterior segment of the developing vertebrate hindbrain or the corresponding part of the adult brain composed of the cerebellum and pons

  2. met·en·ce·phal·ic \-ˌen(t)-sə-ˈfal-ik\play adjective




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