Medical Dictionary

cerebellum

noun cer·e·bel·lum \ˌser-ə-ˈbel-əm\
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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April 25, 2015
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nimble or easily flexed
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