archeocerebellum

archeocerebellum

 [ahr″ke-o-ser″ĕ-bel´um]
the phylogenetically old part of the cerebellum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ves·tib·u·lo·cer·e·bel·lum

(ves-tib'yū-lō-ser'ĕ-bel'ŭm), [TA]
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.
Synonym(s): archeocerebellum
[vestibulo- + L. cerebellum]
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