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hindbrain


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hindbrain  \Hind"brain`\,  n.  [Hind,  adj  +  brain.]  (Anat.) 
  The  posterior  of  the  three  principal  divisions  of  the  brain, 
  including  the  epencephalon  and  metencephalon.  Sometimes 
  restricted  to  the  epencephalon  only. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hindbrain 
  n  :  the  posterior  portion  of  the  brain  including  cerebellum  and 
  pons  and  medulla  oblongata  [syn:  {rhombencephalon}] 




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