[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.
A Fortran-like language designed at Metropolitan Life in the early 1960s. It had support for variable-length bit fields. Most MetLife DP in the 1960s and 1970s was in Met-English. It was originally developed for Honeywell machines, but many programs still run under IBM MVS via a Honeywell emulator. (1995-02-15)
[met] /mɛt/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) 1. See under . metenkephalin met·en·keph·a·lin (mět’ěn-kěf’ə-lĭn) n. An enkephalin that has a terminal methionine residue and occurs naturally as one of two such pentapeptides that are formed in the brain.
[met] /mɛt/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) 1. See under . [en-kef-uh-lin] /ɛnˈkɛf ə lɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. either of two pentapeptides that bind to morphine receptors in the central nervous system and have opioid properties of relatively short duration; one pentapeptide (Met enkephalin) has the amino acid sequence Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Met and the other (Leu enkephalin) has the […]
[mee-tee-er, -awr] /ˈmi ti ər, -ˌɔr/ noun 1. Astronomy. 2. any person or object that moves, progresses, becomes famous, etc., with spectacular speed. 3. (formerly) any atmospheric phenomenon, as hail or a typhoon. 4. (initial capital letter) Military. Britain’s first operational jet fighter, a twin-engine aircraft that entered service in 1944. 1. . 2. . […]