- The front prominent portion of the monticulus of the vermis of the cerebellum.
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These measurements—a culmen of over 26.5 and a wing of 91 mm.Extinct Birds
Bill short and stout; culmen arched, and overhanging the mandible.British Birds in their Haunts
Rev. C. A. Johns
Changes in the length of the culmen are indicated in Table 1.The Postnatal Development of Two Broods of Great Horned Owls
Donald F. Hoffmeister
Culmen, kul′men, n. highest point: the median length-wise ridge of a bird's upper mandible.
Measurements of taxonomic value include those of the wing, tail, exposed culmen, and depth and the shape of the culmen.The Avifauna of Micronesia, Volume 3
Rollin H. Baker