[met-en-sef-uh-lon] /ˌmɛt ɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn/

noun, plural metencephalons, metencephala
[met-en-sef-uh-luh] /ˌmɛt ɛnˈsɛf ə lə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the anterior section of the hindbrain, comprising the cerebellum and pons.
noun (pl) -lons, -la (-lə)
the part of the embryonic hindbrain that develops into the cerebellum and pons Varolii

metencephalon met·en·ceph·a·lon (mět’ěn-sěf’ə-lŏn’)
The anterior part of the embryonic hindbrain, which gives rise to the cerebellum and pons.
met’en·ce·phal’ic (-sə-fāl’ĭk) adj.


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