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cerebellum

noun cer·e·bel·lum \ˌser-ə-ˈbe-ləm, ˌse-rə-\

medical : the back part of the brain that controls balance and the use of muscles

plural cer·e·bellums or cer·e·bel·la\-ˈbe-lə\

Full Definition of CEREBELLUM

:  a large dorsally projecting part of the brain concerned especially with the coordination of muscles and the maintenance of bodily equilibrium, situated between the brain stem and the back of the cerebrum, and formed in humans of two lateral lobes and a median lobe — see brain illustration
cer·e·bel·lar \-ˈbe-lər\ adjective

Origin of CEREBELLUM

Medieval Latin, from Latin, diminutive of cerebrum
First Known Use: 1543

cerebellum

noun cer·e·bel·lum \ˌser-ə-ˈbel-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cer·e·bellums or cer·e·bel·la \-ˈbel-ə\

Medical Definition of CEREBELLUM

:  a large dorsally projecting part of the brain concerned especially with the coordination of muscles and the maintenance of bodily equilibrium, situated between the brain stem and the back of the cerebrum and formed in humans of two lateral lobes and a median lobe

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