pyramid of vermis


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pyramid

 [pir´ah-mid]
a pointed or cone-shaped structure or part.
pyramid of cerebellum pyramid of vermis.
pyramid of light a triangular reflection seen upon the tympanic membrane.
malpighian p's renal pyramids.
p's of the medulla oblongata either of two rounded masses, one on either side of the median fissure of the medulla oblongata.
renal p's the conical masses constituting the medulla of the kidney, the base toward the cortex and culminating at the summit in the renal papilla.
pyramid of thyroid an occasional third lobe of the thyroid gland, extending upward from the isthmus.
pyramid of tympanum the hollow elevation in the inner wall of the middle ear that contains the stapedius muscle.
pyramid of vermis the part of the vermis cerebelli between the tuber vermis and the uvula.
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pyr·a·mid of ver·mis

[TA]
a subdivision of the inferior vermis of the cerebellum between the tuber and the uvula; vermis lobule VIII.
Synonym(s): cerebellar pyramid, pyramis [TA] of cerebellum
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pyr·a·mid of ver·mis

(pir'ă-mid vĕr'mis) [TA]
A subdivision of the inferior vermis of the cerebellum between the tuber and the uvula.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012