Medical Dictionary

paleocerebellum

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

palaeocerebellum

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Medical Definition of paleocerebellum

plural

paleocerebellums

or

paleocerebella

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  1. :  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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