area postrema

noun
area po·​stre·​ma | \ -pō-ˈstrē-mə, -päs-ˈtrē- How to pronounce area postrema (audio) \

Medical Definition of area postrema

: a tongue-shaped structure in the caudal region of the fourth ventricle of the brain

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“Area postrema.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/area%20postrema. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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