Definition of myelencephalon in English:

myelencephalon

noun

Anatomy
  • The caudal division of the rhombencephalon (hindbrain) in the vertebrate embryo.

Pronunciation

myelencephalon

/ˌmʌɪɪlɛnˈsɛfəlɒn/ /ˌmʌɪɪlɛnˈsɛf(ə)lɒn/ /ˌmʌɪɪlɛnˈkɛfəlɒn/

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From myelo- + encephalon, after myelencephalous.