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Synonyms and Antonyms of brain stem

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brain stem

synonym (synonym of brain stem)

  • (noun.body)
    the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus (noun.body)
     

hypernym (brain stem IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus (noun.body)
    a structure that is part of the nervous system (noun.body)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.body)
    lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a complex neural network in the central core of the brainstem; monitors the state of the body and functions in such processes as arousal and sleep and more.. (noun.body)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.body)
    that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord (noun.body)
     
synonym hypernym part holonym part meronym brain-stem brainstem neural structure bulb medulla medulla oblongata pons pons varolii reticular formation brain encephalon

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