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Rhombencephalon MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rhombencephalon
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.132.810
Unique ID
D012249
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012249
Scope Note
The posterior of the three primitive cerebral vesicles of an embryonic brain. It consists of myelencephalon, metencephalon, and isthmus rhombencephali from which develop the major BRAIN STEM components, such as MEDULLA OBLONGATA from the myelencephalon, CEREBELLUM and PONS from the metencephalon, with the expanded cavity forming the FOURTH VENTRICLE.
Entry Term(s)
Hind Brain
Hindbrain
NLM Classification #
WL 310
Previous Indexing
Brain (1966-1986)
Brain Stem (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/03/28
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Rhombencephalon Preferred
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