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restiform body

[res-tuh-fawrm]
noun Anatomy.
  1. 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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restiform body in Medicine

restiform body

n.
  1. inferior cerebellar peduncle
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