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Medical Term:

cerebellar fossa


Definition: the large concave impressions on the inner surface of the occipital bone on either side of the foramen magnum and internal occipital crest, housing the cerebellar hemispheres; a part of the posterior cranial fossa.

Synonym(s): fossa cerebellarisTA

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