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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]

hindbrain

/hind·brain/ (hīnd´brān) rhombencephalon.

hindbrain

(hīnd′brān′)
n.
1. The portion of the embryonic brain from which the metencephalon and myelencephalon develop.
2. The lower or hind region of the adult brain comprising the pons and medulla oblongata.

hindbrain

[hīnd′brān]
Etymology: ME, hind + AS, bragen
the division in the brain of an embryo that eventually becomes the pons, the medulla oblongata, and the cerebellum.

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]

hindbrain

The part of the embryonic brain from which the <SC>cerebellum<D> and the brainstem, with the nuclei of most of the cranial nerves, develop. Technically known as the rhombencephalon.

hindbrain

the part of the brain forming the medulla and cerebellum, derived embryologically from the rear third of the brain. see FOREBRAIN, MIDBRAIN.

hindbrain

the rhombencephalon, the portion of the brain developed from the most caudal of the three primary brain vesicles of the early embryo, comprising the metencephalon (cerebellum and pons) and myelencephalon (medulla).
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In the following sections, we use a few examples, including cortical interneurons, hindbrain precerebellar neurons and cerebellar neurons, to illustrate how neurons migrate to and settle at their final destinations.
Segmental migration of the hindbrain neural crest does not arise from its segmental generation.
Intrauterine myelomeningocele repair reverses preexisting hindbrain herniation.
Several years later, he described an additional 14 cases of hindbrain abnormality on postmortem examination (Beffani, 2001).
In the Management of Myelomeningocele Study (MOMS), prenatal repair before 26 weeks of gestation reduced the need for a shunt at 12 months and also decreased the rate of hindbrain herniation by one-third at 12 months of age.
Repair during fetal life was proposed to prevent damage to the spinal cord and reverse hindbrain herniation, with the goal of improving long-term neurologic function.
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Areas of the hindbrain respond to endocannabinoids, appetite stimulants made by the body.
We found Nato 3 is expressed in the floor plate region of the spinal cord, hindbrain and midbrain at the onset of neurogenesis and continues until late gestation.
Genetic disruption of mouse Cyp26b1 affects the development of neural crest-derived central nervous system structures, but does not compromise hindbrain patterning (Maclean et at.