noun, plural cer·e·bel·lums, cer·e·bel·la [ser-uh-bel-uh]. /ˌsɛr əˈbɛl ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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Origin of cerebellum
OTHER WORDS FROM cerebellum
Words nearby cerebellum
Example sentences from the Web for cerebellum
Askew chose to re-create a type of neuron known as a Purkinje cell from a human cerebellum, a structure at the back and bottom of the brain that helps coordinate movement.Famous brain sketches come to life again as embroideries|Laura Sanders|February 4, 2021|Science News
“In the case of autism, the early-life cerebellum might be a target for future intervention,” concludes Dr. Wang.
It could be that those downstream abnormalities in cell development were due to improper signaling from the cerebellum.
Like the cerebrum, the cerebellum has two hemispheres, separated by a structure called the vermis.
Apparently, activity in my cerebellum—responsible for coordination, organization, and judgment—drops when I try to focus.
The nerve cells which take charge of such acts are located in the cerebellum or spinal cord.
The actual performance of the action is then taken up by the cerebellum, medulla, and spinal ganglia.
When the human cerebellum is cut vertically, a tree-like appearance seen receives this name.
Posteriorly is situated the hind-brain, now consisting of the medulla oblongata and cerebellum.
In Scyllium, however, indications appear in the hind-brain of its future division into a cerebellum and medulla oblongata.
British Dictionary definitions for cerebellum
noun plural -lums or -la (-lə)
Derived forms of cerebellumcerebellar, adjective
Word Origin for cerebellum
Medical definitions for cerebellum
n. pl. cer•e•bel•lums
Other words from cerebellumcer′e•bel′lar (-bĕl′ər) adj.
Scientific definitions for cerebellum
Plural cerebellums cerebella
Cultural definitions for cerebellum
The part of the brain that helps control muscle coordination.