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Medical Term:

restiform body


Definition: a lateral and larger subdivision of the inferior cerebellar peduncle located on the dorsolateral aspect of the medulla oblongata and composed of a variety of fibers including, but not limited to, olivo-, reticulo-, cuneo-, trigemino-, and dorsal spinocerebellar.

Synonym(s): corpus restiformeTA, eminentia restiformis, restiform eminence

See Also: inferior cerebellar peduncle

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