brain stem

noun

Definition of brain stem

:the part of the brain composed of the midbrain, pons, and medulla oblongata and connecting the spinal cord with the forebrain and cerebrum

First Known Use of brain stem

1874


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brain stem

noun \ -ˌstem \

medical Definition of brain stem

:the part of the brain composed of the midbrain, pons, and medulla oblongata and connecting the spinal cord with the forebrain and cerebrum

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