noun, plural cer·e·bel·lums, cer·e·bel·la [ser-uh-bel-uh] /ˌsɛr əˈbɛl ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Origin of cerebellum
Examples from the Web for cerebellum
Contemporary Examples of cerebellum
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.Can Daniel Amen Read Your Mind?
December 14, 2012
Historical Examples of cerebellum
Cerebellum: has been applied to the sub-esophageal ganglion.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
I could change your nature by forcibly injecting an ounce of lead into your cerebellum.Greener Than You Think
What is it so loadeth my cerebellum, even as if it were lead?Jacob Faithful
Captain Frederick Marryat
Ether extract, kephalin-free—(a) from cerebrum; (b) from cerebellum.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
This is the cerebellum and it has charge of certain powers of motion.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)
David Starr Jordan
noun plural -lums or -la (-lə)
Word Origin for cerebellum
1560s, from Latin cerebellum "a small brain," diminutive of cerebrum "brain" (see cerebral).
n. pl. cer•e•bel•lums
Plural cerebellums cerebella
The part of the brain that helps control muscle coordination.