from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The portion of the brain, consisting of the medulla oblongata, pons Varolii, and midbrain, that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum.
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- noun anatomy The part of the brain that connects the
spinal cordto the forebrainand cerebrum.
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- noun the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
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