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Medical Term:

culmen

Pronunciation: kul'men, -me'na

Definition: The anterior prominent portion of the monticulus of the vermis of the cerebellum; vermal lobule rostral to the primary fissure; divided into an anterior part [TA] (lobule IV of Larsell) and a posterior part [TA] (lobule V of Larsell).

Synonym(s): lobulus culminis

[L. summit]

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