- the anterior section of the hindbrain, comprising the cerebellum and pons.
Origin of metencephalon
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- the part of the embryonic hindbrain that develops into the cerebellum and pons Varolii
- The anterior part of the embryonic hindbrain, which gives rise to the cerebellum and pons.
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