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
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 cerebral hemispheres, which are smooth, do not extend over the cerebellum.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
In the brain the smooth hemispheres are so short as to leave the cerebellum and sometimes even the corpora quadrigemina exposed.
Now Gall placed certain of his twenty-seven intellectual faculties in the cerebellum, which is part of the hind-brain.
In the form and proportions of the cerebrum and cerebellum, it similarly differs from Megatherium.Through the Heart of Patagonia|H. Hesketh Prichard
The brain consists chiefly of two parts; the cerebrum, or brain proper, and the cerebellum, or "little brain."A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene|Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
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.