flocculus


floc·cu·lus

noun \-ləs\
plural floc·cu·li\-ˌlī, -ˌlē\

Definition of FLOCCULUS

1
:  a small loosely aggregated mass
2
:  a bright or dark patch on the sun

Origin of FLOCCULUS

Late Latin, diminutive of Latin floccus tuft of wool
First Known Use: 1799

Rhymes with FLOCCULUS

floc·cu·lus

noun \-ləs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural floc·cu·li \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\

Medical Definition of FLOCCULUS

: a small irregular lobe on the undersurface of each hemisphere of the cerebellum that is linked with the corresponding side of the nodulus by a peduncle

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