- another term for hindbrain
- ‘The neural tube is broad and divides flaccidly into three parts: an anterior prosencephalon, a middle mesencephalon, and a posterior rhombencephalon.’
- ‘Extensive studies by Pattyn and coworkers indicate an early expression pattern of PHOX2b in rhombencephalon, suggesting a link to early patterning events with later neurogenesis in the hindbrain.’
Late 19th century: from rhomb + encephalon.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.