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1. A tuft or shred of cotton or wool or anything resembling it.
2. A small lobe of the cerebellum at the posterior border of the middle cerebellar peduncle anterior to the biventer lobule; it is associated with the nodulus of the vermis; together, these two structures compose the flocculonodular lobe (vestibular part) of the cerebellum.
[Mod. L. dim. of L. floccus, a tuft of wool]
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A small, loosely held mass or aggregate of fine particles, resembling a tuft of wool and suspended in or precipitated from a solution.
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flocculeAn older term for a fluffy precipitate seen in a flocculation-type antigen-antibody reaction.
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