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paleocerebellum

noun pa·leo·cer·e·bel·lum \ -ˈbel-əm \
variants: or British palaeocerebellum play \ˌpal-ē-\

medical Definition of paleocerebellum

plural paleocerebellums or paleocerebella play \-ˈbel-ə\
:a phylogenetically old part of the cerebellum concerned with maintenance of normal postural relationships and made up chiefly of the anterior lobe of the vermis and of the pyramid — compare neocerebellum

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