superior cerebellar peduncle


A large bundle of nerve fibers that originates from the dentate nucleus of the cerebellum and emerges from the cerebellum along the lateral wall of the fourth ventricle.

Nearby words

  1. superior,
  2. superior alveolar nerve,
  3. superior anastomotic vein,
  4. superior artery of knee,
  5. superior basal vein,
  6. superior cerebral vein,
  7. superior cervical cardiac nerve,
  8. superior choroid vein,
  9. superior cluneal nerve,
  10. superior conjunction

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