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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"
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Van Maele, "Crossed cerebellar diaschisis after middle cerebral artery infarction," Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, vol.
While brain MRIs were repeatedly normal during the first two years of life, an MRI at 29 months of age showed prominence of cerebellar fissures with a normal brainstem, consistent with cerebellar atrophy (Figure 1(a)).
Dandy-Walker malformation is defined by enlarged posterior fossa, cystic dilatation of the fourth ventricle, and cerebellar hypoplasia.
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[1,2] JS is an autosomal recessive neurodevelopmental disorder, characterized by molar tooth malformation, a complex brainstem malformation that reflects aplasia and marked hypoplasia of cerebellar vermis, thickened and elongated superior cerebellar peduncles, and deepened interpeduncular fossa that is apparent on axial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at the midbrain-hindbrain junction.
It fused rostrally with both caudal communicating arteries in the median plane and gave off arteries suppling the pons, labyrinthine artery and caudal and rostral cerebellar arteries (Fig.
Most common chronic neurological manifestation was peripheral neuropathy (28%) followed by cerebellar degeneration (16.7%).
(7) demonstrated that microinjections of VUF-8430 in the cerebellar vermis of mice impaired memory consolidation in two models of learning and emotional memory: the elevated plus maze (EPM), which is a model for assessing anxiety, and the IAT.
An interesting observation in our study is the presence of cerebellar atrophy in 15.2% of our patients in the absence of cerebellar signs.
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TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 7, 2018 (translated from Chinese) -- Steminent Biotherapeutics announced that a new stem cell test for neurodegenerative cerebellar atrophy has been approved by the U.S.