• Definition for "myelencephalon"
    • The posterior percentage of the embryonic hindbrain, where…
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myelencephalon definition

  • noun:
    • The posterior percentage of the embryonic hindbrain, where the medulla oblongata develops.
    • The medulla oblongata associated with the person brain.
    • The part of mental performance made up of the medulla oblongata.
    • mental performance and spinal cord; the cerebro-spinal axis. Occasionally abbreviated to myelencephal.
    • The metencephalon.
    • The cerebrospinal axis; the mind and back taken together and considered as a whole.
    • The hindmost section regarding the encephalon; the afterbrain or metencephalon, more commonly called the medulla oblongata. See cuts under encephalon and mind. Huxley.
    • the posterior part of the hindbrain in establishing vertebrates; kinds the medulla oblongata in grownups
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