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brain stem

Definition:
The part of the brain that connects the cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord. It consists of the mesencephalon; pons; and medulla oblongata.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • locus coeruleus
  • brainstem
  • truncus cerebri
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/19221
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2019-09-25