cephalic flexure

n.

The sharp, ventrally concave bend in the developing midbrain of the embryo.cranial flexure mesencephalic flexure

Nearby words

  1. cephalexin,
  2. cephalhematocele,
  3. cephalhematoma,
  4. cephalhydrocele,
  5. cephalic,
  6. cephalic index,
  7. cephalic pole,
  8. cephalic presentation,
  9. cephalic tetanus,
  10. cephalic vein


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