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 (UK: /ˌmɛsɛnˈsɛfəlɒn, -kɛf-/, US: /ˌmɛzənˈsɛfələn/; from Gr**** mesos, "middle", and enkephalos, "brain") is the rostral-most...
- 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...
- neural tube of the embryo and initially include the prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon, in rostral to caudal (from head to tail) orientation...
- portion of the brain. The forebrain (prosencephalon), the midbrain (mesencephalon), and hindbrain (rhombencephalon) are the three primary brain vesicles...
- collection of structures from the telencephalon, diencephalon, and mesencephalon, including the prefrontal cortex, cingulate gyrus, limbic thalamus,...
- pain-temperature information to the thalamus and sends information to the mesencephalon and the reticular formation of the brainstem. The latter pathways are...
- from the portion of the neural tube that is present in the developing mesencephalon, hence the name "mesencephalic duct." The cerebral aqueduct acts like...
- between organs. This is a list of anatomical isthmi: "Isthmus" the mesencephalon (midbrain)-rhombencephalon (hindbrain) boundary. Isthmus faucium (Throat)...
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