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cer·e·bel·lum

 (sĕr′ə-bĕl′əm)
n. pl. cer·e·bel·lums or cer·e·bel·la (-bĕl′ə)
The trilobed structure of the brain, lying posterior to the pons and medulla oblongata and inferior to the occipital lobes of the cerebral hemispheres, that is responsible for the regulation and coordination of complex voluntary muscular movement as well as the maintenance of posture and balance.

[Medieval Latin, from Latin, diminutive of cerebrum, brain; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cer′e·bel′lar (-bĕl′ər) adj.

cerebellum

(ˌsɛrɪˈbɛləm)
n, pl -lums or -la (-lə)
(Anatomy) one of the major divisions of the vertebrate brain, situated in man above the medulla oblongata and beneath the cerebrum, whose function is coordination of voluntary movements and maintenance of bodily equilibrium
[C16: from Latin, diminutive of cerebrum]
ˌcereˈbellar adj

cer•e•bel•lum

(ˌsɛr əˈbɛl əm)

n., pl. -bel•lums, -bel•la (-ˈbɛl ə)
the rounded portion of the brain, directly behind the cerebrum in birds and mammals, that serves mainly to coordinate movement, posture, and balance.
[1555–65; < Latin: brain, diminutive of cerebrum (for formation see castle)]
cer`e•bel′lar, adj.

cer·e·bel·lum

(sĕr′ə-bĕl′əm)
The part of the vertebrate brain that is located below the cerebrum at the rear of the skull and coordinates balance and muscle activity. In humans and other mammals, the cerebellum is made up of two connecting parts, called hemispheres, consisting of a core of white matter surrounded by gray matter.

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The largest part of the hindbrain, sprouting below the back of the cerebrum. It helps produce smoothly controlled and coordinated muscular movements.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cerebellum - a major division of the vertebrate braincerebellum - a major division of the vertebrate brain; situated above the medulla oblongata and beneath the cerebrum in humans
arteria cerebelli, cerebellar artery - an artery that supplies the cerebellum
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
cerebellar hemisphere - either of two lateral lobes of the cerebellum
dentate nucleus - a large laminar nucleus of grey matter within the white matter of each cerebral hemisphere
vermis, vermis cerebelli - the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres
paleocerebellum - the anterior lobe of the cerebellum which was one of the earliest parts of the hindbrain to develop in mammals
hindbrain, rhombencephalon - the posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem
Translations
mozeček
pikkuaivot

cerebellum

[ˌserɪˈbeləm] N (cerebellums or cerebella (pl)) [ˌserɪˈbelə]cerebelo m

cerebellum

nKleinhirn nt, → Zerebellum nt (spec)

cerebellum

[ˌsɛrɪˈbɛləm] n (Anat) → cervelletto

cer·e·bel·lum

n. cerebelo, parte posterior del cerebro, centro de coordinación de los movimientos musculares voluntarios.

cerebellum

n cerebelo
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Moreover, hyperintense signal of pituitary posterior lobe on T1WI was not detected with consistence to the typical MRI signal of central DI.
In the differential diagnosis, cerebral venous thrombosis, bilateral posterior lobe infections, herpes virus and other viral encephalitis, and cerebral changes related with electrolyte disturbances should be considered (9).
Scholars from Duke University in North Carolina conducted the study on a group of middle-aged men, in which they reported men conveyed stronger instances of spirituality on two separate occasions after being administered a nasal spray form of oxytocin 6 a hormone that is released by the posterior lobe of the brain's pituitary gland after sex.
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The anterior lobe of the middle body is large, subcircular, separated from the crescentic posterior lobe by the discontinuous middle furrow completely fading in the mid-part.
Surstylus long but mostly not very high, in an anterior and a posterior lobe, the latter without robust ventral spines (Rohacek 1998: fig.
It then penetrated the dura mater, passed through the left posterior lobe of the cerebrum, entered the left lateral ventricle and lodged in the white matter of the cerebrum just above the anterior portion of the left corpus striatum, where it was found.
Involvement of the anterior lobe alone occurs in only 15% of cases with the remaining cases involving either the posterior lobe alone or posterior and anterior lobe combined.
The intermediate lobe lies in and around the posterior lobe, lateral maxilla and anterior lobe.
5 Pituitary metastases more commonly affect the posterior lobe and the infundibulum than the anterior lobe.
Thorax: anterior lobe of pronotum much narrower than posterior lobe, anterolateral angles obliquely truncate, lateral notch angularly deep; sublateral areas of disc of fore lobe each with a rugose longitudinal ridge which runs posteriorly to middle of hind lobe.

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