Hindbrain Definition

hīndbrān
noun
The portion of the embryonic brain from which the metencephalon and myelencephalon develop.
American Heritage Medicine
The hindmost part of the three primary divisions of the brain of a vertebrate embryo.
Webster's New World
The part of the fully developed brain evolved from this, consisting of the entire rhombencephalon, or either of its subdivisions, the metencephalon or myelencephalon.
Webster's New World
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hindbrain
Plural:
hindbrains

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