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Medical Term:

ventral paraflocculus

Pronunciation: ven'tral par'a-flok'yu-lus

Definition: A small hemisphere portion of the posterior lobe of the cerebellum (lobule IX) that is structurally associated with the tonsil of the cerebellum (also lobule HIX) and with the uvula (vermis lobule IX).

Synonym(s): paraflocculus ventralis

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