Definition of rhombencephalon in English:
Another term for hindbrain.
- The neural tube is broad and divides flaccidly into three parts: an anterior prosencephalon, a middle mesencephalon, and a posterior rhombencephalon.
- Extensive studies by Pattyn and coworkers indicate an early expression pattern of PHOX2b in rhombencephalon, suggesting a link to early patterning events with later neurogenesis in the hindbrain.
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