Mesencephalic flexure



mesencephalic flexure n.
See cephalic flexure.

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    [mes-en-sef-uh-lon, -luh n, mez-] /ˌmɛs ɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn, -lən, ˌmɛz-/ noun, plural mesencephala [mes-en-sef-uh-luh, mez-] /ˌmɛs ɛnˈsɛf ə lə, ˌmɛz-/ (Show IPA), mesencephalons. 1. Anatomy. the midbrain. /ˌmɛsɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn/ noun 1. the part of the brain that develops from the middle portion of the embryonic neural tube Nontechnical name midbrain Compare prosencephalon, rhombencephalon mesencephalon mes·en·ceph·a·lon (měz’ěn-sěf’ə-lŏn’, měs’-) […]

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