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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.
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Adj.1.cerebellar - relating to or associated with the cerebellum; "cerebellar artery"


adj cerebeloso
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The effects of THIO microinfusion into the cerebellar vermis of mice re-exposed to the EPM on %OAE, %OAT and EAE are shown in Figure 2.
The molar tooth sign was initially identified in Joubert syndrome, named after Marie Joubert who first described it in 1968 as a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by the neuroradiological hallmark of the molar tooth sign caused by cerebellar vermian hypoplasia.
Cerebellar haemorrhage may present with cerebellar signs and symptoms or with raised intracranial pressure due to hydrocephalus.
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5-cm cerebellar mass with no ventricular dilatation or sign of early hydrocephalus.