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Descriptor in English: Rhombencephalon
Descriptor in Spanish: Rombencéfalo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Rombencéfalo
Descriptor in French: Rhombencéphale
Entry term(s): Brain, Hind
Brains, Hind
Hind Brain
Hind Brains
Hindbrain
Hindbrains
Rhombencephalons
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132.810
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
History Note: 87
DeCS UI: 19338
Descriptor UI: D012249
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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