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noun 
  1. Composed of the tectum (dorsal portion) and the tegmentum (ventral portion), this part of the brain is located rostral to the pons and caudal to the thalamus and the basal ganglia.
Etymology: 
  • Latin from Greek mesos inner and encephalos'' cephalon, brain literally midbrain



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