Definitions for "Myelencephalon"
See medulla oblongata.
the posterior part of the hindbrain in developing vertebrates; forms the medulla oblongata in adults
Greek myelos = marrow (= Latin medulla), and enkephalos = brain; hence the medulla oblongata. See also medulla.
Keywords:  metencephalon
The metencephalon.
The brain and spinal cord; the cerebro-spinal axis. Sometimes abbreviated to myelencephal.