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rhombencephalon

 [rom″ben-sef´ah-lon]
1. the portion of the brain developed from the most caudal of the three primary brain vesicles of the early embryo, comprising the metencephalon and myelencephalon.
2. the most caudal of the three primary vesicles formed in embryonic development of the brain, which later divides into the metencephalon and the myelencephalon. Called also hindbrain.

rhom·ben·ceph·a·lon

(rom'ben-sef'ă-lon), [TA]
That part of the developing brain that is the most caudal of the three primary vesicles of the embryonic neural tube; secondarily divided into metencephalon and myelencephalon; the rhombencephalon includes the pons, cerebellum, and medulla oblongata.
Synonym(s): hindbrain [TA], hindbrain vesicle
[rhombo- + G. enkephalos, brain]

rhombencephalon

/rhomb·en·ceph·a·lon/ (romb″en-sef´ah-lon) hindbrain.
1. the part of the brain developed from the posterior of the three primary brain vesicles of the embryonic neural tube; it comprises the metencephalon (cerebellum and pons) and myelencephalon (medulla oblongata).
2. the most caudal of the three primary brain vesicles in the embryo, later dividing into the metencephalon and myelencephalon.

rhombencephalon

(rŏm′bĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏn′, -lən)
n.
The hindbrain.

rhom′ben·ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) adj.

rhombencephalon

[rom′bensef′əlon]
Etymology: Gk, rhombos, parallelogram, enkephalos, brain
the most caudal of the three primary vesicles of the embryonic brain.

rhomb·en·ceph·a·lon

(rom'ben-sef'ă-lon) [TA]
That part of the developing brain that is the most caudal of the three primary vesicles of the embryonic neural tube; secondarily divided into metencephalon and myelencephalon; the rhombencephalon includes the pons, cerebellum, and medulla oblongata.
Synonym(s): hindbrain.
[rhombo- + G. enkephalos, brain]

rhombencephalon

hindbrain (i.e. pons, cerebellum and medulla oblongata)

rhombencephalon

1. the hindbrain, including the medulla oblongata, pons and cerebellum.
2. the most caudal of the three primary vesicles formed in embryonic development of the brain, which later divides into the metencephalon and the myelencephalon.