Myelencephala \My`e*len*ceph"a*la\, n. pl. [NL. See {Myelencephalon}.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Vertebrata}. [1913 Webster]

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  • myelencephala — n. back portion of the hindbrain (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Myelencephalous — My e*len*ceph a*lous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Myelencephala. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myelencephalon — myelencephalic /muy euh len seuh fal ik/, adj. /muy euh len sef euh lon /, n., pl. myelencephalons, myelencephala / leuh/. Anat. the posterior section of the hindbrain comprising the medulla oblongata. [1835 45; MYEL + ENCEPHALON] * * * …   Universalium

  • myelencephalon — [mī΄ə len sef′ə län΄] n. pl. myelencephala [mī΄ə len sef′ələ] [ModL: see MYELO & ENCEPHALON] the part of the hindbrain consisting of the medulla oblongata …   English World dictionary

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