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culmen

 [kul´men] (pl. cul´mina)
1. acme or summit.
culmen cerebel´li (culmen of cerebellum) the portion of the rostral lobe of the cerebellum that lies medially between the central lobule and the primary fissure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cul·men

, pl.

cul·'mi·na

(kul'men, -mē'na), [TA]
The anterior prominent portion of the monticulus of the vermis of the cerebellum; vermal lobule rostral to the primary fissure; divided into an anterior part [TA] (lobule IV of Larsell) and a posterior part [TA] (lobule V of Larsell).
Synonym(s): lobulus culminis
[L. summit]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

culmen

the median longitudinal ridge of the upper mandibles of the bill of a bird.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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