vallecula cerebelli


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vallecula

 [vah-lek´u-lah] (L.)
a depression or furrow.
vallecula cerebel´li a longitudinal fissure on the inferior cerebellum, in which the medulla oblongata rests.
vallecula syl´vii a depression made by the fissure of Sylvius at the base of the brain.

val·lec·u·la ce·re·bel·'li

[TA]
a deep hollow on the inferior surface of the cerebellum, between the hemispheres, containing the medulla oblongata and the falx cerebelli.
Synonym(s): vallecula of cerebellum [TA], vallis

vallecula cerebelli

A deep fissure on the inferior surface of the cerebellum.
See also: vallecula

vallecula

pl. valleculae [L.] a depression or furrow.

vallecula cerebelli
a longitudinal fissure on the caudal cerebellum, in which the medulla oblongata rests.
vallecula epiglottica
the depressions on either side of the median glossoepiglottic fold.
vallecula sylvii
a depression made by the fissure of Sylvius at the base of the brain. Called also lateral cerebral fossa.
vallecula unguis
the sulcus of the matrix of the nail.