neocerebellum

noun

neo·​cer·​e·​bel·​lum -ˈbel-əm How to pronounce neocerebellum (audio)
plural neocerebellums or neocerebella -ˈbel-ə How to pronounce neocerebellum (audio)
: 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 29 Nov. 2022.

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