epencephalon


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epencephalon

(ˌɛpɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn)
n, pl -la (-lə)
1. (Anatomy) the cerebellum and pons Varolii
2. (Anatomy) the part of the embryonic brain that develops into this; metencephalon
[C19: New Latin; see epi-, encephalon]
ˌepencephalic adj
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