Metencephalon meaning

mĕtĕn-sĕfə-lŏn
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The anterior part of the embryonic hindbrain, which gives rise to the cerebellum and pons.
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The cerebellum and pons of the adult brain.
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That part of the brain of an embryo from which the pons and cerebellum are derived.
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The part of the hindbrain consisting of the cerebellum and pons.
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The anterior part of the embryonic hindbrain, which gives rise to the cerebellum and pons.
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The cerebellum and pons of the adult brain.
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(anatomy) The portion of the embryonic rhombencephalon from which the pons and cerebellum arise.
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Origin of metencephalon

  • Ancient Greek meta, after, beyond, over + enkephalos, brain.

    From Wiktionary