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restiform body

[ res-tuh-fawrm ]
/ ˈrɛs təˌfɔrm /
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noun Anatomy.
a cordlike bundle of nerve fibers lying on each side of the medulla oblongata and connecting it with the cerebellum.
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Origin of restiform body

1825–35; restiform<New Latin restiformis, equivalent to Latin resti-, combining form of restis rope + -formis-form
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Medical definitions for restiform body

restiform body

n.
inferior cerebellar peduncle
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