Meaning of metencephalic in English:

metencephalic

Pronunciation /ˌmɛtɛnsɪˈfalɪk/ /ˌmɛtɛnkɛˈfalɪk/ /ˌmɛtɛŋkɛˈfalɪk/

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Of or relating to the metencephalon.

Origin

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