metencephalon

noun met·en·ceph·a·lon \ ˌmet-ˌen-ˈse-fə-ˌlän , -lən \

Definition of metencephalon

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

metencephalic

play \-ˌen(t)-sə-ˈfa-lik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of metencephalon

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metencephalon

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

medical Definition of metencephalon

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

metencephalic

play \-ˌen(t)-sə-ˈfal-ik\ adjective

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