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n. pl. ver·mes (-mēz)
The region of the cerebellum lying between and connecting the two hemispheres.
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n, pl -mes (-miːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy the middle lobe connecting the two halves of the cerebellum
[C19: via New Latin from Latin: worm]
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n., pl. -mes (-miz)
the median lobe or division of the cerebellum.
[1885–90; < New Latin; Latin: worm]
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|Noun||1.||vermis - the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres|
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
cerebellum - a major division of the vertebrate brain; situated above the medulla oblongata and beneath the cerebrum in humans
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