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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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4] It can be diagnosed in a way that the MRI brain reveals cerebellar atrophy and reversible white matter changes.
In his cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mild ventricular dilatation, cerebral, and cerebellar atrophy were detected.
Miss Melling, who has the life-limiting Niemann-Pick disease and a condition called cerebellar atrophy, asked Smith to stop asking for money, and suggested he speak to her mum, but he ignored her.
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MRI Brain showed diffuse cerebellar atrophy and dilatation of fourth ventricle.
Besides cerebral hemiatrophy, other probable brain parenchymal changes are hypoplasia of mesencephalon, lentiform nucleus and thalamus, diffuse cerebellar atrophy, and ipsilateral atrophy of the cerebral peduncle.
Diffuse cerebral hypomyelination with cerebellar atrophy and hypoplasia of corpus callosum.
In cerebral MRG examinations, a significant difference was detected between the groups in terms of cerebellar atrophy In spinal MRG examinations, cord atrophy was detected in FA cases, while no cord atrophy was observed in the other two groups.
While transient diffuse cerebellar expansion or increased cortico-meningeal distance can develop in some patients (11), cerebellar atrophy can be observed in MRI over time.
The authors proposed the possibility of latent JCV infection of cerebellar granular cells in HIV-infected patients with cerebellar atrophy, lacking further evidence of other features of PML.
In addition, cerebellar atrophy was shown to be a bad prognostic factor considering the cognitive outcome in children after brain trauma.
Cortical cerebellar atrophy of granular type in Japanese cattle.

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