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Medical Term:

lingula of cerebellum


Definition: a tongue-shaped sequence of flattened cerebellar folia forming the anterior (or superior) extreme of the cerebellar vermis, extending forward on the surface of the superior medullary velum between the two emerging superior cerebellar peduncles.

Synonym(s): lingula cerebelliTA, alae lingulae cerebelli, lingua cerebelli, tongue of cerebellum

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