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[hahynd-breyn] /ˈhaɪndˌbreɪn/

noun, Anatomy.
the most posterior of the three primary divisions of the in the embryo of a vertebrate or the part of the adult derived from this tissue, including the cerebellum, pons, and medulla oblongata; rhombencephalon.
the nontechnical name for rhombencephalon

hindbrain hind·brain (hīnd’brān’)
See rhombencephalon.
The rearmost part of the vertebrate brain. In humans, it consists of the pons and the medulla oblongata. Compare forebrain, midbrain.


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