epencephalon definition

  • noun:
    • The portion regarding the brain next behind the midbrain, like the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain.
    • The section associated with mind next behind the midbrain, like the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain. Occasionally abbreviated to epen.
    • In anatomy: That the main mind which includes the cerebellum and pons Varolii. Also called metencephalon (which see).
    • this with the medulla oblongata.
    • Also epencephal.
    • The segment associated with mind next behind the midbrain, like the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain.
    • The section associated with the mind next behind the midbrain, including the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain. Often abbreviated to epen.
    • In physiology: That part of the brain which is composed of the cerebellum and pons Varolii. Also referred to as metencephalon (which see).
    • this alongside the medulla oblongata.
    • additionally epencephal.
    • The segment of this brain next behind the midbrain, like the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain.
    • The section of the brain next behind the midbrain, including the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain. Often abbreviated to epen.
    • In anatomy: That the main brain which consists of the cerebellum and pons Varolii. Also referred to as metencephalon (which see).
    • The foregoing alongside the medulla oblongata.
    • In addition epencephal.
    • The portion regarding the mind next behind the midbrain, like the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain.
    • The portion regarding the brain next behind the midbrain, like the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain. Occasionally abbreviated to epen.
    • In anatomy: That area of the mind which is composed of the cerebellum and pons Varolii. Also referred to as metencephalon (which see).
    • The foregoing with the medulla oblongata.
    • Also epencephal.
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