Definition of Rhombencephalon

1. Noun. The posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem.

Exact synonyms: Hindbrain
Generic synonyms: Neural Structure
Group relationships: Brain, Encephalon
Specialized synonyms: Metencephalon
Terms within: Cerebellum, Myelencephalon



Definition of Rhombencephalon

1. Noun. (anatomy) The hindbrain. ¹

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Definition of Rhombencephalon

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Medical Definition of Rhombencephalon

1. That part of the brainstem constituting the medulla oblongata (myelencephalon) and pons (metencephalon). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhombencephalon

rhodospirillum
rhodospirillum rubrum
rhodostannite
rhodotorula
rhodous
rhodoxanthin
rhodplumsite
rhodplumsites
rhody
rhomb
rhomb spar
rhombencephala
rhombencephalic gustatory nucleus
rhombencephalic isthmus
rhombencephalic tegmentum
rhombencephalon (current term)
rhombencephalons
rhombi
rhombic
rhombic grooves
rhombic lip
rhombical
rhombick
rhombicosidodecahedron
rhombicosidodecahedrons
rhombicuboctahedra
rhombicuboctahedron
rhombicuboctahedrons
rhombihexahedron
rhombihexahedrons

Literary usage of Rhombencephalon

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1. Brain and Spinal Cord: A Manual for the Study of the Morphology and Fibre by Emil Villiger (1918)
"The positions of the nuclei of the cerebral nerves are diagram- matically shown in Figs. 88 and 89. SUMMARY OF THE rhombencephalon. To the rhombencephalon ..."

2. Brain and Spinal Cord: A Manual for the Study of the Morphology and Fibre by Emil Villiger (1918)
"The positions of the nuclei of the cerebral nerves are diagram- matically shown in Figs. 88 and 89. SUMMARY OF THE rhombencephalon. To the rhombencephalon ..."

3. Brain and Spinal Cord: A Manual for the Study of the Morphology and Fibre by Emil Villiger (1918)
"The positions of the nuclei of the cerebral nerves are diagram- matically shown in Figs. 88 and 89. SUMMARY OF THE rhombencephalon. To the rhombencephalon ..."

4. Anatomy of the Brain and Spinal Cord: With Special Reference to Mechanism by Harris Ellett Santee (1907)
"THE rhombencephalon. SECTION I. THE CEREBELLUM. The rhombencephalon is composed of the cerebellum, the pans and the medulla oblongata ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The rhombencephalon or Hind-brain.—The cavity of the hind-brain becomes the fourth ventricle. At the time when the ventral cephalic flexure makes its ..."

6. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A): With Special by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... or Capsule of dentate nucleus Isthmus of rhombencephalon Brachium conjunctivum ("connecting arm") of cerebellum (OT superior cerebellar peduncle) Fillet ..."

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