SYN: archicerebellum. [G. archaios, ancient, + cerebellum]

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ar·chaeo·cer·e·bel·lum (ahr″ke-o-ser″ə-belґəm) archicerebellum.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • archicerebellum — The small, phylogenetically oldest portion of the cerebellum, sometimes called vestibulocerebellum because its afferents arise primarily from the vestibular ganglion and nuclei; in mammals, it is represented by four subdivisions of the cerebellum …   Medical dictionary

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