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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.

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]

culmen

/cul·men/ (kul´men) pl. cul´mina   [L.]
1. acme or summit.
2. the portion of the anterior lobe of the cerebellum between the central lobule and the primary fissure; called also c. cerebel´li and c. monti´culi.

culmen

the median longitudinal ridge of the upper mandibles of the bill of a bird.

culmen

pl. culmina [L.]
1. the anterior and upper part of the monticulus cerebelli; called also cacumen.
2. the median longitudinal ridge on a bird's beak.
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