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diencephalon

 [di″en-sef´ah-lon]
1. the posterior part of the prosencephalon, consisting of the hypothalamus, thalamus, metathalamus, and epithalamus; the subthalamus is often considered to be a distinct division. See also brainstem.
2. the posterior of the two brain vesicles formed by specialization of the prosencephalon in the developing embryo. See illustration.
Diencephalon. Posterior (dorsal) A and anterior (inferior) B views of the base of the brain, showing the diencephalon in relation to the mesencephalon (midbrain) and rhombencephalon (hindbrain). From Dorland's, 2000.

interbrain

/in·ter·brain/ (in´ter-brān″)

interbrain

(ĭn′tər-brān′)

interbrain

1. thalamencephalon.
2. diencephalon.
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