Meaning of metencephalic in English:

metencephalic

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Of or relating to the metencephalon.

Pronunciation

metencephalic

/ˌmɛtɛnsɪˈfalɪk/ /ˌmɛtɛnkɛˈfalɪk/ /ˌmɛtɛŋkɛˈfalɪk/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From meta- + encephalic, after metencephalon.