Pronunciation: (brayn stem)
The part of the brain that is connected to the spinal cord.
Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Caption: Anatomy of the brain, showing the cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem, and other parts of the brain.
Caption: Anatomy of the inside of the brain, showing the pineal and pituitary glands, optic nerve, ventricles (with cerebrospinal fluid shown in blue), and other parts of the brain.Date last modified: 2010-10-21Childhood Brain Stem Glioma TreatmentGlioma de tronco encefálico infantil: Tratamiento