floccular


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floc·cu·lar

(flok'yū-lăr),
Relating to a flocculus of any sort, and specifically to the flocculus of the cerebellum.

floc·cu·lar

(flok'yū-lăr)
Relating to a flocculus of any sort; specifically to the flocculus of the cerebellum.

flocculus

(flŏk′ū-lŭs) plural.flocculi [L., little tuft]
1. A small tuft of woollike fibers.
2. A lobe below and behind the middle peduncle of the cerebrum on each side of the median fissure.
floccular, adjective
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2001) Acute adaptation of the vestibuloocular reflex: signal processing by floccular and ventral parafloccular Purkinje cells.
However, acute and chronic toxicity studies conducted In rats and cats demonstrated that mercury exposure resulted in the depletion of body fat, the development of centrilobular hepatic steatosis, an increase in lipid peroxidation products, the proliferation of the endoplasmic reticulum, and floccular degeneration of the mitochondria with extrusion of diseased organelles into the sinusoidal space (Chang and Yamaguchi 1974; Desnoyers and Chang 1975a, 1975b; Klein et al.
Cerebellar lesions involving the floccular region also reduce or eliminate OKNe towards the side of the lesion.