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afterbrain

(ˈɑːftəˌbreɪn)
n
(Biology) a nontechnical name for myelencephalon
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IGF2BP1 and IGF2BP3 are mainly expressed in the forebrain, afterbrain, snout, branchial arch, viscera, skin, and tail vertebrae [66, 68, 69], whereas IGF2BP2 is usually present in brain tissue (including cerebral cortex, striatum, and ventricle), nasal cavity, lung, liver, intestine, kidney, and other tissues [19].
However, with the Frenchman's life hanging in the balance afterbrain surgery in the wake of his frightening accident in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, Marussia will only send out young Briton Chilton.