The lower part of the brainstem, comprising the cerebellum, pons, and medulla oblongata. Also called rhombencephalon.
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- I found a spinal cord, a hindbrain, a midbrain, a forebrain, all organized in similar ways to my own nervous system.
- The cranial neural crest that migrates out from the rhombomeres of the dorsal region of the hindbrain also has a segmental arrangement.
- The ability to maintain gaze can be profoundly disturbed by damage to the brain stem or hindbrain.
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