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Descriptor English: Rhombencephalon
Descriptor Spanish: Rombencéfalo
Descriptor Portuguese: Rombencéfalo
Descriptor French: Rhombencéphale
Entry term(s): Brain, Hind
Brains, Hind
Hind Brain
Hind Brains
Hindbrain
Hindbrains
Rhombencephalons
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132.810
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012249
Scope note: The posterior of the three primitive cerebral vesicles of an embryonic brain. It consists of myelencephalon, metencephalon, and isthmus rhombencephali from which develop the major BRAIN STEM components, such as MEDULLA OBLONGATA from the myelencephalon, CEREBELLUM and PONS from the metencephalon, with the expanded cavity forming the FOURTH VENTRICLE.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Brain (1966-1986)
Brain Stem (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87
History Note: 87
DeCS ID: 19338
Unique ID: D012249
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Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/03/28
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Rhombencephalon - Preferred
Concept UI M0019053
Scope note The posterior of the three primitive cerebral vesicles of an embryonic brain. It consists of myelencephalon, metencephalon, and isthmus rhombencephali from which develop the major BRAIN STEM components, such as MEDULLA OBLONGATA from the myelencephalon, CEREBELLUM and PONS from the metencephalon, with the expanded cavity forming the FOURTH VENTRICLE.
Preferred term Rhombencephalon
Entry term(s) Brain, Hind
Brains, Hind
Hind Brain
Hind Brains
Hindbrain
Hindbrains
Rhombencephalons



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