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Descriptor English: Metencephalon
Descriptor Spanish: Metencéfalo
Descriptor Portuguese: Metencéfalo
Descriptor French: Métencéphale
Entry term(s): Metencephalons
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132.810.428
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020540
Scope note: The anterior portion of the developing hindbrain. It gives rise to the CEREBELLUM and the PONS.
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: Pons (1987-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000; see PONS 1987-1999
History Note: 2000; use PONS 1987-1999
DeCS ID: 34047
Unique ID: D020540
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Metencephalon - Preferred
Concept UI M0328538
Scope note The anterior portion of the developing hindbrain. It gives rise to the CEREBELLUM and the PONS.
Preferred term Metencephalon
Entry term(s) Metencephalons



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