epencephalon

noun
ep·​encephalon | \ ¦ep+ \
plural epencephala

Definition of epencephalon

: hindbrain

Note: Epencephalon is a rare word that is found almost exclusively in specialized glossaries.

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History and Etymology for epencephalon

New Latin, from epi- + encephalon

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“Epencephalon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epencephalon. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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