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Tegmentum of rhombencephalon

tegmentum of rhombencephalon --> rhombencephalic tegmentum

The portion of the pons continuous with the mesencephalic tegmentum; it consists of reticular formation, tracts, and cranial nerve nuclei, and forms the dorsal part of the pons (pars dorsalis pontis).

Synonym: tegmentum rhombencephali, tegmentum of rhombencephalon.


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