tentorium cerebelli

noun

tentorium ce·​re·​bel·​li -ˌser-ə-ˈbe-ˌlī How to pronounce tentorium cerebelli (audio)
: an arched fold of dura mater that covers the upper surface of the cerebellum, supports the occipital lobes of the cerebrum, and has its posterior and lateral border attached to the skull and its anterior border free

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“Tentorium cerebelli.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tentorium%20cerebelli. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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