neocerebellum

noun
neo·​cer·​e·​bel·​lum | \ -ˈbel-əm How to pronounce neocerebellum (audio) \
plural neocerebellums or neocerebella\ -​ˈbel-​ə How to pronounce neocerebella (audio) \

Medical Definition of neocerebellum

: the phylogenetically youngest part of the cerebellum associated with the cerebral cortex in the integration of voluntary limb movements and comprising most of the cerebellar hemispheres and the superior vermis — compare paleocerebellum

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“Neocerebellum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neocerebellum. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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