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(Science: anatomy) The brain and spinal cord; the cerebro-spinal axis; the neuron. Sometimes abbreviated to myelencephal.

The metencephalon.

Origin: NL, from Gr. Marrow _ E. Encephalon.

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what is chromatophores

... it can change it's color. The fish uses this structure to blend in with the environment. They are controled by a part of the brain called the myelencephalon Quite an interesting sturcture

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by MrMistery
Wed Dec 14, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: what is chromatophores
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