myelencephalon

noun my·e·len·ceph·a·lon \ ˌmī-ə-len-ˈse-fə-ˌlän , -lən \

Definition of myelencephalon

: the posterior part of the developing vertebrate hindbrain or the corresponding part of the adult brain composed of the medulla oblongata

myelencephalic

play \-ˌlen(t)-sə-ˈfa-lik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of myelencephalon

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myelencephalon

noun my·el·en·ceph·a·lon \ ˌmī-ə-len-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän, -lən \

medical Definition of myelencephalon

: the posterior part of the developing vertebrate hindbrain or the corresponding part of the adult brain composed of the medulla oblongata

myelencephalic

play \-ˌlen(t)-sə-ˈfal-ik\ adjective

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