rhombencephalon

noun
rhomb·​en·​ceph·​a·​lon | \ ˌräm-(ˌ)ben-ˈse-fə-ˌlän How to pronounce rhombencephalon (audio) , -lən \

Definition of rhombencephalon

First Known Use of rhombencephalon

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rhombencephalon

New Latin

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“Rhombencephalon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhombencephalon. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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rhombencephalon

noun
rhomb·​en·​ceph·​a·​lon | \ ˌräm-(ˌ)ben-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän How to pronounce rhombencephalon (audio) , -lən How to pronounce rhombencephalon (audio) \
plural rhombencephala\ -​lə How to pronounce rhombencephalon (audio) \

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Other Words from rhombencephalon

rhombencephalic \ -​sə-​ˈfal-​ik How to pronounce rhombencephalon (audio) \ adjective

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