Definition of Rhombomere

1. Noun. (context: developmental biology neurology) A temporarily divided segment of the developing neural tube, within the hindbrain region ¹



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Medical Definition of Rhombomere

1. Neuromeres or segments in the hindbrain region that are of developmental significance. Shown to be lineage restriction units in that cells of adjacent rhombomeres do not mix with each other. Regulatory genes have been shown to be expressed in patterns in the developing hindbrain that relate to the neuromeric or segmentation pattern. (23 Aug 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhombomere

rhomboid impression
rhomboid ligament
rhomboid minor
rhomboid minor muscle
rhomboid muscle
rhomboid protease
rhomboid proteases
rhomboidal
rhomboidally
rhomboidei
rhomboides
rhomboideus
rhomboideus major
rhomboideus major muscle
rhomboids
rhombomere (current term)
rhombomeres
rhombos
rhombs
rhombus
rhombuses
rhonchal
rhonchal fremitus
rhonchi
rhonchial
rhonchisonant
rhonchus
rhones
rhopalia
rhopalic

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