nidus hirundinis


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ni·dus a·'vis

a deep depression on each side of the inferior surface of the cerebellum, between the uvula and the biventral lobe, in which the tonsil rests.
Synonym(s): nidus hirundinis
[L. bird's nest]

nidus hirundinis

Cerebral depression between the uvula and the posterior velum. Synonym: swallow's nest
See also: nidus