Pontine flexure

pontine flexure

The dorsally concave curvature of the rhombencephalon in the embryo; appearance indicates division of rhombencephalon into myelencephalon and metencephalon.

Synonym: basicranial flexure, transverse rhombencephalic flexure.

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