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epencephalon


epencephalon


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Epencephalon  \Ep`en*ceph"a*lon\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  'epi`  upon 
  near  +  ?  brain.]  (Anat.) 
  The  segment  of  the  brain  next  behind  the  midbrain,  including 
  the  cerebellum  and  pons;  the  hindbrain.  Sometimes  abbreviated 
  to  epen.