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noun - plural: myelencephalons

  1. the posterior part of the hindbrain in developing vertebrates; forms the medulla oblongata in adults

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Google previewBiology Volume II Plants and Animals (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The myelencephalon is a subdivision of the brain used to describe the area that gives way to development of the medulla oblongata. The nervous system is an organ system containing a network of specialized cells called neurons that coordinate the actions of an animal and transmit signals between different parts of its body. In most animals the nervous system consists of two parts, central and peripheral. The central nervous system of vertebrates (such as humans) contains the brain, ...

Google previewPerspectives in Primate Biology (2013)

by A. Chiarelli

Myelencephalon The myelencephalon is the most caudal of the brain segments of the adult and is commonly referred to as the medulla oblongata or medulla. The nuclei of cranial ...

Google previewAn Introduction To Zoology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Myelencephalon: The myelencephalon is a subdivision of the brain used to describe the area that gives way to developmentof the medullaoblongata.

Google previewBiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The myelencephalon is a subdivision of the brain used to describe the area that gives way to development of the medulla oblongata. In the developing chordate, the neural tube is the embryo's precursor to the central nervous system, which comprises the brain and spinal cord. The neural groove gradually deepens as the neural ...

Google previewLocalization in Clinical Neurology (2016)

by Paul Brazis, Joseph C. Masdeu, José Biller

Anatomy of the Medulla The medulla oblongata or myelencephalon is the most caudal portion of the brainstem (Fig. 151) and extends from the caudal border of the pons to a point just rostral to the point of emergence of the first spinal nerve roots. The junction of the medulla oblongata and spinal cord is at the level of the foramen magnum. The crosssectional anatomy at a midmedullary level is illustrated in Figure 152 ...

Google previewBrain Atlas , A Visual Guide to the Human Central Nervous System (2016)

Medicine, Human anatomy by CTI Reviews

Myelencephalon: The Myelencephalon is a developmental categorization ...

Google previewHuman Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The myelencephalon is a subdivision of the brain used to describe the area that gives way to development of the medulla oblongata.

Google previewMammalian Anatomy, The Cat, 2e (2016)

Biology, Zoology by CTI Reviews

The myelencephalon is a subdivision of ...

Google previewGrays Anatomy , The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice (2016)

Medicine, Human anatomy by CTI Reviews

The Myelencephalon is a developmental categorization of a portion of the central nervous system. The Myelencephalon is composed of the medulla oblongata; contains a portion of the fourth ventricle; as well as the glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX), vagus nerve (CN X), accessory nerve (CN XI), hypoglossal nerve (CN XII), and a portion of the vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII) . Developing from the ...

Google previewThe Diversity of Fishes (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The myelencephalon is a subdivision of the brain used to describe the area that gives way to development of the medulla oblongata. The oculomotor nerve is the 3rd of 12 paired cranial.

Google previewCampbell Biology in Focus (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The myelencephalon is a subdivision of the brain used to describe the area that gives way to development of the medulla oblongata. The pons is part of the brainstem that links the medulla oblongata and the thalamus. In full it is pons Varolii named using the Latin word for 'bridge' and after the Italian anatomist and surgeon Costanzo Varolio (154375). It is cranial to the medulla oblongata, caudal to the midbrain, and ventral to the cerebellum. The cerebrum refers to the parts of the brain ...

Google previewLaboratory Manual for Comparative Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology (2010)

by Phillip Cochran, M.S., D.V.M.

The myelencephalon is the medulla oblongata, or brain stem. It contains the ...

Google previewModern Biology (1997)

by V. B. Rastogi

Myelencephalon is the posterior part of the brain and is continuous with the spinal cord. It consists of dorsal choroid plexus and ventro- lateral medulla oblongata. • Medulla oblongata contains reflex centres for the regulation of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

myelencephalon (marrow brain¦Greek) Medulla oblongata. The name ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

myelencephalon. n. see MEDULLA OBLONGATA. myelin. n. a complex material formed of protein and *phospholipid that is laid down as a sheath surrounding and insulating the *axons of certain neurons, known as myelinated (or medullated) nerve fibres. The material is produced and laid down in concentric layers by *Schwann cells at regular intervals along the nerve fibre (see illustrations). Myelinated nerves conduct impulses more rapidly than nonmyelinated nerves. Myelin.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

See MYELENCEPHALON. medulla oblongata See MYELENCEPHALON. medullary sheath See MYELIN SHEATH. medusa A 'jellyfish'; in *Cnidaria, the freeswimming body type, resembling an umbrella or bell, that floats convex side uppermost. The mouth is located at the centre of the underside of the bell and * tentacles hang from its edge. meerkat (Suricata suricatta) See HERPESTIDAE. Megabraula See BRAULIDAE. Megaceros giganteus (Irish elk) See ALLOMETRY; CERVIDAE.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

The hindbrain develops into two regions, the more anterior being the metencephalon, the region nearest the spinal cord being the myelencephalon. The metencephalon contains the cerebellum, responsible for sensory input and ...

Google previewDictionary Of Anatomy & Physio (2000)

by Poly Mary

The diencephalon develops into the thalamus the mesencephalon develops into the midbrain, the myelencephalon forms the medulla, and the metencephalon develops into the pons and cerebellum. 3. The principal parts of the brain are the brain stem, diencephalon, cerebrum and cerebellum. Protection and Coverings 1 . The brain is protected by cranial bones, meninges, and cerebrospinal fluid. 2. The cranial meninges are continuous with the spinal meninges and are named dura ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

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Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David W. Loring, Stephen Bowden

and *myelencephalon (*medulla). (Greek rhombos, object that can be turned; enkephalos, brain) Ribot's law (of regression) The principle that the vulnerability of *memory loss is inversely related to the age of those memories. Memories for recent experiences are more vulnerable to loss following neurological disease than are remote effects. This pattern produces a temporal memory loss gradient. See also Retrograde memory loss, Retrieval deficit. (Named for Théodule Ribot, ...

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