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Mesencephalon
...  brain of a developing animal is formed from the neural tube which will later turn into 3 vesicles: forebrain, midbrain and HINDBRAIN. The middle vesicle mentioned beforehand is the so-called mesencephalon. It is considered to be a part of the brain stem in mature human brains, and becomes among the less differentiated ones. Mesencephalon is composed of two regions: the tectum (roof), and the  ...


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