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brainstem

The base of the brain connecting the cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord.  Comprised of the medulla oblongata, pons, midbrain and thalamus.

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 Related Words

brain ; cerebral hemisphere ; medulla oblongata ; midbrain ; pons ; spinal cord ; thalamus