posterior lobe

noun

Medical Definition of posterior lobe

2 : the part of the cerebellum between the primary fissure and the flocculonodular lobe

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“Posterior lobe.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/posterior%20lobe. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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