HyperDic: brainstem

English > 1 sense of the word brainstem:
NOUNbodybrainstem, brain-stem, brain stemthe part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
English > brainstem: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus.
Synonymsbrain-stem, brain stem
Part ofbrain, encephalonThat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers
Partsmedulla oblongata, medulla, bulbLower or hindmost part of the brain
pons, pons VaroliiA band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain
reticular formation, RFA complex neural network in the central core of the brainstem
Broaderneural structureA structure that is part of the nervous system
Spanishtronco cerebral, tronco del encéfalo, tronco encefálico
Catalantronc de l'encefal

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