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.
Highstein, "Acute adaptation of the vestibuloocular reflex: signal processing by floccular and ventral parafloccular purkinje cells, " Journal of Neurophysiology, vol.
Lisberger, "Internal models of eye movement in the floccular complex of the monkey cerebellum, " Neuroscience, vol.
Lisberger, "Simple spike responses of gaze velocity Purkinje cells in the floccular lobe of the monkey during the onset and offset of pursuit eye movements, " Journal of Neurophysiology, vol.
The OKNe pathway is the same as the smooth pursuit pathway, involving striate and extra-striate cortices with descending connections via the internal capsule to the brainstem pontine nuclei, cerebellum (floccular region), vestibular nuclei and the oculomotor nuclei (Figure 1).5 The OKNd pathway involves more direct pretectal-brainstem connections.
Cerebellar lesions involving the floccular region also reduce or eliminate OKNe towards the side of the lesion.