Definition of Metencephalon. Meaning of Metencephalon. Synonyms of Metencephalon

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Definition of Metencephalon

Metencephalon
Metencephalon Met`en*ceph"a*lon, n. [Met- + encephalon.] (Anat.) The posterior part of the brain, including the medulla; the afterbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to meten.

Meaning of Metencephalon from wikipedia

- The metencephalon is the embryonic part of the hindbrain that differentiates into the pons and the cerebellum. It contains a portion of the fourth ventricle...
- telencephalon and diencephalon; and the rhombencephalon divides into the metencephalon and myelencephalon. The spinal cord is derived from the posterior or...
- site for neural tube closure. Rhombomeres Rh3-Rh1 form the metencephalon. The metencephalon is composed of the pons and the cerebellum; it contains: a...
- the ascending reticular activation system on height of the pons and metencephalon have been shown to cause stupor. The incidence is higher after left-sided...
- The human brain anatomical regions are ordered following standard neuroanatomy hierarchies. Functional, connective, and developmental regions are listed...
- Drawing of the human brain, showing cerebellum and pons Details Part of Metencephalon Artery SCA, AICA, PICA Vein superior, inferior Identifiers NeuroLex...
- Pineal gland Midbrain Tectum, Cerebral peduncle, Pretectum, Mesencephalic duct Hindbrain Metencephalon Pons, Cerebellum, Myelencephalon Medulla oblongata...
- differentiate into two secondary vesicles, the metencephalon and the myelencephalon. The metencephalon will become the cerebellum and the pons. The more...
- midbrain (superior cerebellar peduncle). During embryonic development, the metencephalon develops from the rhombencephalon and gives rise to two structures:...
- hunt by sight, such as rainbow trout and cichlids. The hindbrain (or metencephalon) is particularly involved in swimming and balance. The cerebellum is...
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