vestibulocerebellum(redirected from archaecerebellum)
Those regions of the cerebellar cortex with predominant afferent fibers that arise from the ganglion vestibulare and the vestibular nuclei; structures included under this term are nodulus, flocculus, ventral parts of the uvula, and small ventral parts of the lingula.
[vestibulo- + L. cerebellum]
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vestibulocerebellumThe phylogenically oldest part of the cerebellum, which regulates balance and eye movements.
Flocculonodular lobe and adjacent vermis.
• Vestibular input from semicircular canals and vestibular nuclei;
• Visual input from superior colliculi and visual cortex via pontine nuclei, forming a cortico-ponto-cerebellar pathway.
To medial and lateral vestibular nuclei.
Cause disturbances of balance and gait.
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