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