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Meaning of METENCEPHALON

Pronunciation:  `meten'sefu`lân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the part of the hindbrain that develops into the pons and the cerebellum
 

METENCEPHALON is a 13 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: hindbrain, rhombencephalon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Met`en*ceph"a*lon\, n. [Met- + encephalon.]
(Anat.)
The posterior part of the brain, including the medulla; the
afterbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to meten.

 

 

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