epicoelia

noun
epi·​coelia | \ ¦epə̇, ¦epē+ \
variants: or less commonly epicoele or epicele \ ˈepəˌsēl \
plural epicoeliae also epicoeles or epiceles

Definition of epicoelia

: the cavity of the metencephalon : the anterior part of the 4th ventricle of the brain

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History and Etymology for epicoelia

epicoelia, New Latin, from epi- + coelia; epicoele, epicele from epi- + -coele, -cele

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“Epicoelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epicoelia. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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