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metencephalon

 [met″en-sef´ah-lon] (Gr.)
1. the anterior part of the rhombencephalon, comprising the pons and cerebellum.
2. the anterior of two brain vesicles formed by specialization of the rhombencephalon in the developing embryo.

afterbrain

/af·ter·brain/ (-brān) metencephalon.

afterbrain

metencephalon.