The rearmost part of the human brain. Aka reptilian brain. Regulates life functions like the heart and lungs.
See forebrain and midbrain.

Hind"brain` (?), n. [Hind, adj. + brain.] Anat.

The posterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the epencephalon and metencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the epencephalon only.

 

© Webster 1913.

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