|mesencephalon Compare prosencephalon Nontechnical name: hindbrain the part of the brain that develops from the posterior portion of the embryonic neural tube and comprises the cerebellum, pons, and the medulla oblongata|
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|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
rhombencephalon rhom·ben·ceph·a·lon (rŏm'běn-sěf'ə-lŏn', -lən)
The portion of the embryonic brain from which the metencephalon and myelencephalon develop, including the pons, cerebellum, and the medulla oblongata. Also called hindbrain.