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vermis

 [ver´mis] (L.)
a wormlike structure, particularly the vermis cerebelli.
vermis cerebel´li (vermis of cerebellum) the median part of the cerebellum, between the two cerebellar hemispheres.

ver·mis

, pl.

ver·mes

(ver'mis, -mēz),
1. A worm; any structure or part resembling a worm in shape.
2. Vermis cerebelli, the narrow middle zone between the two hemispheres of the cerebellum; the portion projecting above the level of the hemispheres on the upper surface is called the superior vermis; the lower portion, sunken between the two hemispheres and forming the floor of the vallecula, is the inferior vermis.
[L. worm]

vermis

/ver·mis/ (ver´mis) [L.] a wormlike structure, particularly the vermis cerebelli.
vermis cerebel´li  the median part of the cerebellum, between the two lateral hemispheres.

vermis

(vûr′mĭs)
n. pl. ver·mes (-mēz)
The region of the cerebellum lying between and connecting the two hemispheres.

vermis

[vur′mis] pl. vermes
Etymology: L
1 a worm.
2 a structure resembling a worm, such as the median lobe of the cerebellum. vermiform, adj.

ver·mis

, pl. vermes (vĕr'mis, -mēz) [TA]
1. A worm; any structure or part resembling a worm in shape.
2. [TA] The narrow middle zone between the two hemispheres of the cerebellum; the portion projecting above the level of the hemispheres on the upper surface is called the superior vermis; the lower portion, sunken between the two hemispheres and forming the floor of the vallecula, is the inferior vermis.
[L. worm]

vermis

[L.] a worm, or wormlike structure.

vermis cerebelli
the median part of the cerebellum, between the two hemispheres.
nodule of vermis
the part of the vermis of the cerebellum, on the ventral surface, where the inferior medullary velum attaches.
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