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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: de-kliv'

Definition: The posterior sloping portion of the monticulus of the vermis of the cerebellum; vermal lobule immediately caudal to the primary fissure; lobule VI.

Synonym(s): declivis, lobulus clivi

[L. declivis, sloping downward, fr. clivus, a slope]

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