Definitions for "Hindbrain"
The posterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the epencephalon and metencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the epencephalon only.
most primitive part of the brain; includes the medulla and cerebellum.
The most posterior of the three brain vesicles that arise at the anterior end of the neural tube during embryonic development of the brain. Also, the most posterior part of the adult brain, which develops from the hindbrain vesicle, including the pons, medulla, and cerebellum.