myelencephalic


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my·e·len·ceph·a·lon

 (mī′ə-lĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏn′)
n.
1. The posterior portion of the embryonic hindbrain, from which the medulla oblongata develops.
2. The medulla oblongata of the adult brain.

my′e·len·ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) adj.
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