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quadrangular lobule


Definition: the main portion of the superior part of each hemisphere of the cerebellum, corresponding in current terminology to the anterior quadrangular lobule; the hemisphere portions of the culmen (lobules IV and V) of the vermis consist of an anterior part (lobule HIV) and a posterior part (lobule HV); located between the preculminate and primary fissures.

Synonym(s): quadrate lobe of liver2TA, lobulus quadrangularis, lobulus quadratus1, quadrate lobule1

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