noun, plural ver·mes [vur-meez] /ˈvɜr miz/. Anatomy.
Origin of vermis
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Contemporary Examples of vermis
Like the cerebrum, the cerebellum has two hemispheres, separated by a structure called the vermis.Early Brain Injury Might Be the Root of Autism
September 7, 2014
Historical Examples of vermis
The Latin name for the same discomfort was verminatio, from vermis, a worm.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)
The Bishop hung his head and replied, "Vermis sum—I am a worm."Les Misrables
The vermis and large barnacles abound, which are so destructive to shipping without copper bottoms.Observations Upon The Windward Coast Of Africa
I have never found the Struthiolaria vermis except cast up on ocean beaches, and it is comparatively rare.Beautiful Shells of New Zealand
E. G. B. Moss
It consists of two hemispheres or lateral lobes, and of a median or central lobe, which in human anatomy is called the vermis.