Definition of Mesencephalon. Meaning of Mesencephalon. Synonyms of Mesencephalon

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Definition of Mesencephalon

Mesencephalon
Mesencephalon Mes`en*ceph"a*lon, n. [NL. See Meso- and Encephalon.] (Anat.) The middle segment of the brain; the midbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to mesen. See Brain.

Meaning of Mesencephalon from wikipedia

- The midbrain or mesencephalon is the forward-most portion of the brainstem and is ****ociated with vision, hearing, motor control, sleep and wakefulness...
- and is situated between the telencephalon and the midbrain (embryonic mesencephalon). It consists of structures that are on either side of the third ventricle...
- vesicles (pockets): the prosencephalon at the front, the mesencephalon, and, between the mesencephalon and the spinal cord, the rhombencephalon. (By six w****s...
- metencephalon, and mesencephalon) that Otx2 and Otx1 protect the caudalization of the diencephalon and mesencephalon into metencephalon. Mesencephalon Telencephalon...
- portion of the brain. The forebrain (prosencephalon), the midbrain (mesencephalon), and hindbrain (rhombencephalon) are the three primary brain vesicles...
- tube. The sulcus limitans extends the length of the spinal cord and through the mesencephalon. http://isc.temple.edu/neuroanatomy/lab/embryo_new/spcd/1/...
- collection of structures from the telencephalon, diencephalon, and mesencephalon, including the prefrontal cortex, cingulate gyrus, limbic thalamus,...
- neural tube of the embryo and initially include the prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon, in rostral to caudal (from head to tail) orientation...
- different components of the central nervous system: the prosencephalon, mesencephalon and rhombencephalon. These in turn divide into five secondary vesicles...
- maintains circadian rhythms, and controls color changes. The midbrain (or mesencephalon) contains the two optic lobes. These are very large in species that...
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