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Synonyms for rhombencephalon

the posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem

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canicula embryos were prepared for immunofluorescence by opening the rhombencephalon and the telencephalic vesicles.
Thus, age >60 years and involvement of the rhombencephalon may be poor prognostic indicators for POWV/DTV encephalitis.
(2004) note the presence of ChAT-positive neuronal cells in different regions of the zebrafish brain, for example, in the telencephalon, preoptic region, diencephalon, mesencephalon, isthmic region, and rhombencephalon [43] ( Figure 3).
Volumetric development of the fetal telencephalon, cerebral cortex, diencephalon, and rhombencephalon including the cerebellum in man.
Some embryos developed grossly visible hemorrhages in the ventral region of rhombencephalon and/ or rhomboncephalic ventricle.
In vertebrates, the cranial nerves display a branchiomeric pattern that depends in part on the segmental nature of the rhombencephalon and neural crest cells that derive from this region of the brain (Hunt et al., 1991), whereas spinal nerves are in general metamerically arranged with somites.