hindbrain definition

  • noun:
    • The percentage of the embryonic brain that the metencephalon and myelencephalon progress.
    • the reduced or hind region associated with the person brain comprising the pons and medulla oblongata.
    • The posterior area of the brain, comprising the cerebellum, pons and medulla
    • The posterior of this three principal divisions of the mind, including the epencephalon and metencephalon. Often restricted to the epencephalon only.
    • The metencephalon.
    • the posterior part of mental performance including cerebellum and brainstem

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