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ver·mis

 (vûr′mĭs)
n. pl. ver·mes (-mēz)
The region of the cerebellum lying between and connecting the two hemispheres.

[New Latin, from Latin, worm; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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vermis

(ˈvɜːmɪs)
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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ver•mis

(ˈvɜr mɪs)

n., pl. -mes (-miz)
the median lobe or division of the cerebellum.
[1885–90; < New Latin; Latin: worm]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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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Estos patrones se asocian con disminucion de NAA en corteza prefrontal dorsolateral, corteza cingulada anterior y vermis cerebeloso, ademas de aumento del indice Co/Cr en vermis cerebeloso.
Dogustan tikayici hidrosefali gelisen olgularin yaklasik yarisinda Dandy-Walker malformasyonu (serebellar vermis hipoplazisi ve dorduncu ventrikulde kistik genisleme) saptanir (1,4).
(1) This appearance is a result of absence or hypoplasia of the cerebellar vermis, lack of normal dorsal decussation and consequent enlargement of the superior cerebellar peduncles which follow a more horizontal course as they extend perpendicularly to the brainstem between the midbrain and the cerebellum.
Este tipo de tumor, que afecta a los astrocitos o celulas gliales, suele ubicarse en la linea media o vermis del cerebelo, aunque mas comunmente se origina a nivel parenquimatoso en uno de los hemisferios cerebelosos.
Bu beklenmedik durum, ya anketin tedaviyi yuruten hekim tarafindan yapilmasi sebebiyle ailelerin guvensizlik gostermemek adina yanli cevap vermis olmalarina ya da gercekten tedaviyi yuruten hekime olan guvenlerine bagli olabilir.
Noroloji tarafindan onerilen kraniyal manyetik rezonans goruntulemede serebellar sulcus derinlikleri artmis, vermis atrofik, sol koroid pleksus normalden buyuk ve kalsifiye idi.
Cerebellar liponeurocytoma most commonly involves the cerebellar hemispheres but may be located in the paramedian region or vermis and may extend to the cerebellopontine angle or fourth ventricle.
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan revealed T2 hypointense lesion involving right side of tegmentum of pons with extension to superior cerebellar peduncle and vermis with postcontrast enhancement and perilesional oedema (Figure 1).
The resulting volumes consisted of the volumes of the vermis, cerebellum hemispheres and deep nuclei.
In asymptomatic children with one parent presenting BD, the Glu and Glx levels were compared to controls in the cerebellar vermis (67).