myelencephalon


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myelencephalon

[‚mī·ə·lən′sef·ə‚län]
(embryology)
The caudal portion of the hindbrain; gives rise to the medulla oblongata.
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As this process occurs, the choroid plexus develops from blood vessels that invade the ventricles from the diencephalon and the myelencephalon. (5)
Myelencephalon: The myelencephalon mainly developed into the medulla oblongata (Fig.
The root myelos ([phrase omitted]) is contained in the term myelencephalon, which is given in TA with names medulla oblongata and bulbus.